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From "Brad Nicholes" <BNICHO...@novell.com>
Subject Re: [POLL] pools, apr 2.x, and beyond
Date Tue, 11 Oct 2005 20:32:35 GMT


>>> On 10/11/2005 at 1:08:53 pm, in message
<434C0DC5.60509@rowe-clan.net>,
"William A. Rowe, Jr." <wrowe@rowe-clan.net> wrote:
> This isn't a vote, but a poll to gauge interest of the community.
> 
> Moving forward into apr 2.x or beyond, which better espresses your
> personal interest?
> 
>   [ X]  Improve (al la apr_prealloc) the pool API, but continue to
use
>        a pool-based schema for apr's resources.
> 
>   [ ]  Add apr_Xalloc/_Xrealloc/_Xfree based on alternate allocation
>        strategies, allowing support of non-pool based apr resources.
> 

What more would the latter bring to the table that couldn't already be
accomplished through malloc(), realloc() and free()?

Brad



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