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Re: PURESIZE increased (again)

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: PURESIZE increased (again)
Date: Fri, 28 Apr 2006 16:18:22 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110004 (No Gnus v0.4) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Ken Raeburn <address@hidden> writes:

> No, I think you got that right ... the runtime process size and
> efficiency of heap allocation can vary a lot depending on the  libraries.
> But the pure storage in Emacs doesn't get allocated that  way; it comes
> out of a statically allocated array named pure[] in  alloc.c, which has
> its own allocation routines (pure_alloc and friends).

The padding used by pure_alloc depends on USE_LSB_TAG, which may explain
the difference.


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