On Thu, May 20, 2004 at 09:28:12AM -0400, Chuck Swiger wrote:
> Till Plewe wrote:
> >My problem is essentially that freeing large numbers of small chunks
> >of memory can be very slow. I have run into this problem twice so far.
> [ ... ]
> >One solution would be to divide the memory in larger regions and to
> >tell malloc which chunk to use for the next few calls, respectively when a
> >whole chunk could be freed. But I don't know how to do this.
> Consider using (or searching for information about) a zone-based malloc. 
> NEXTSTEP used one and hence Darwin/OS X probably have sources available for 
> you to consider...

Thanks. I will give it a try. Although I was hoping to find somebody who 
has already an alternative malloc implementation running.

- Till

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