>On Thu, Mar 14, 2002 at 12:47:29PM +0700, John Indra wrote:
>> And to clarify things... I don't know what's wrong with malloc() in -CURRENT
>> and -STABLE (and I don't even know whether it's even "wrong"). All I want is
>> to let the Perl maintainer in -CURRENT and -STABLE to compile the stock Perl
>> with its own malloc library, thus Perl in FreeBSD doesn't suffer from this
>> kind of slowness.
>phkmalloc is generally pretty efficient..how do you know that
>switching to the perl internal malloc to optimize this particular
>usage pattern won't severely pessimize others?
If you read the bug report, you'll see that using perl's malloc results in
the program running more than 10 times faster.
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