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From Rasmus Lerdorf <ras...@apache.org>
Subject Re: faster malloc for multithreaded programs
Date Mon, 01 Nov 1999 18:08:52 GMT
Sounds cool, but it is under the LGPL.

-Rasmus

On Mon, 1 Nov 1999, Dean Gaudet wrote:

> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: "Emery Berger" <emery@cs.utexas.edu>
> Subject: Hoard 1.2 - malloc/free replacement: 30% faster + SPROC support
> Date: Sun, 31 Oct 1999 08:43:23 GMT
> 
> Hoard is a fast, scalable, and memory-efficient replacement
> for malloc/free for multiprocessors. The newest release (1.2)
> incorporates a user-level lock implementation (for x86, SPARC,
> and SGI's) that improves performance by about 30%. This makes
> Hoard faster than the Linux allocator in glibc2, even on just
> one processor (it's always been faster for multiple processors).
> 
> This version also includes an "sproc" version for SGI's.
> 
>         <http://www.cs.utexas.edu/users/emery/hoard>
> 
> - -- Emery


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