Re: malloc libraries

From: Chris Tilbury <>
Date: Thu, 2 Jul 1998 17:21:22 +0100

On Thu, Jul 02, 1998 at 10:27:11AM -0500, Miles Lott wrote:

> Definitely consider gnu malloc. The performance increase was
> significant when I compiled with that rather than without it.

Does anyone know how the performance of GNU malloc compares to that of
dl-malloc (particularly under Solaris, but any impressions or comparisons
are welcome!).

I'm assuming dlmalloc is better since the squid developers are using it in
1.2 ...



Chris Tilbury, UNIX Systems Administrator, IT Services, University of Warwick
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Received on Thu Jul 02 1998 - 09:22:17 MDT

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