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From: scleary_at_[hidden]
Date: 2002-11-11 11:30:17

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bohdan [mailto:warever_at_[hidden]]
> <scleary_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> news:22602E7E3B92D411969B0090273CC28B1D235F_at_[hidden]
> > As John pointed out, you're not going to see much benefit (if any) when
> > standard library contains a pool allocator itself (as does STLport and
> > glibc).
> All boost::pool library is about allocation of small objects
> of the same size. I'm just curious how malloc can be
> accelerated if it handles different size allocations?

Recommended reading:

Doug Lea's malloc uses a technique he calls "binning", which is pool-based
support for chunks of certain sizes.


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