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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <>
Subject Re: pools and buckets/brigades, WAS: RE: Review of possible replacement for pools
Date Sat, 25 Aug 2001 18:45:22 GMT
From: "Bill Stoddard" <>
Sent: Saturday, August 25, 2001 1:40 PM

> > I have a problem with the original question though.  I don't understand why
> > anybody is trying to state that if people want to improve the pools code, they
> > shouldn't, because we use malloc in one place in the code.  People are
> > free to work on whatever they want.
> I am not being philosophical. Sure, people can spend their time doing whatever they want.
> I assume open source developers like to see others benefit from their labor. If the goal
> is to improve the performance of the http server, (remember this was posted to dev@httpd
> and that is why I reference the http server), they are wasting their time trying to
> improve the pool code. There are clearly more serious memory allocation problems to solve
> first.

Then scratch that itch, Bill, instead of moaning about it.

> Gotta run. Party on...

My point exactly ;)

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