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Re: When should ralloc.c be used?

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: When should ralloc.c be used?
Date: Mon, 24 Oct 2016 10:04:13 -0400
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>> But that doesn't explain why we'd need to use ralloc in the mean time.
> Why would we not want to use ralloc?  It made a big improvement for
> memory management when I wrote it.

But that was before we were able to use mmap for the allocation of
buffer memory, which is the main source of fragmentation AFAIK.
Also the size of virtual and physical memory was quite different back then,


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