'break' system call man page is missing?

Jonathan Chen jonc at chen.org.nz
Thu Nov 1 04:06:32 PDT 2007

On Thu, Nov 01, 2007 at 12:15:48AM -0700, Yuri wrote:
> I can't find man page for system call break.
> /usr/src/lib/libc/sys/ seems to have sources for many man pages but not for break.
> In the mean time in one case it fails for me with errno=22 (Invalid argument).
> Is it's argument (pointer) related to /proc/##/map? One of the blocks mentioned
> in this map file has upper limit equal to the argument pointer of break.

Are you looking for brk(2)?
Jonathan Chen <jonc at chen.org.nz>
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