Jake Burkholder wrote: > Jeff Roberson (jeff@) has been working on a slab allocator that goes > a long way to making malloc(), free() and the zone allocator not require > giant. I've reviewed what he's got so far and it looks pretty damn good > to me, I'll see about getting him to post it. He's working on adding the > per-cpu queues now.
A design like this resolves my objection to the pure SLAB allocator; Vahalia suggests this as a potential enhancment in his book, and the authors of the SLAB allocator mention it in their second paper (~1996/1997). -- Terry To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message