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From Nick Kew <n...@webthing.com>
Subject Re: On to APR 2.0.0? Beyond 9x/ME
Date Mon, 16 Feb 2009 10:18:02 GMT
On Mon, 16 Feb 2009 08:06:11 +0100
Mladen Turk <mturk@apache.org> wrote:

> One thing I've proposed (but was vetoed) was the actual
> malloc/free programmable replacement within the allocator.
> Now the thing to consider is to make the allocator public
> allowing to implement what ever system memory allocation
> there is (eg, heap or virtualmemory on win32, shm, etc)
> instead just relying on standard allocator implementation
> which (I presume that 8K granulation was more or less
> empirically determined) is fixed.

Can you point to that discussion?  Seems to me that if it
can be done without performance penalties, then making the
allocator into a public API should have potential to be the
solution to make everyone happy.

Nick Kew

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