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June 1, 2008 / Abe Pralle

Malloc Info

Here’s a page with some good info on how standard memory allocation (malloc) schemes work:

http://g.oswego.edu/dl/html/malloc.html

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  1. joeedh / Jun 1 2008 1:52 pm

    If only all system allocators were all so good. . . :/

    Actually there are a few even better ones, tcmalloc comes to mind, also iirc jemalloc, and if I remember right nedmalloc is the best (at least in tests done my mozilla) though it may also have been jemalloc, can’t remember for sure.

    Joe

  2. abepralle / Jun 1 2008 5:27 pm

    You know what? The nouns in use made me think this was an article on system malloc in general, but taking another look I guess it must be all info on dlmalloc.

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