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I'm using an old version of C for Ms-DOS and I am using
_fmalloc for a lot of my background graphic buffers.
I see far pointers all over code for accessing the video
card registers, such as RGB values are in (unsigned char far *).
I don't think that there is a speed difference between
malloc and _fmalloc... Is there?
If not, then why does most the graphics code for Ms-DOS use far
pointers and _fmalloc? Is this just some sort of
neat way to save memory?