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From Garrett Rooney <roo...@electricjellyfish.net>
Subject Re: [POLL] pools, apr 2.x, and beyond
Date Tue, 11 Oct 2005 20:37:04 GMT
On 10/11/05, 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?
>
>   [ ]  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.

If pools can be made to allow realloc and free, while still
maintaining useful levels of efficiency, I'd say that improving the
pool API is enough.  If not, I'd like us to look at providing a way to
use APR without requiring the use of memory pools.

-garrett

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