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From: Boris (boriss_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-06-23 13:48:39

Cory Nelson wrote:
> On 6/23/06, Boris <boriss_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> The documentation at
>> file://localhost/C:/Boost/libs/pool/doc/concepts.html says: "Each of
>> the chunks in any given block are always the same size. This is the
>> fundamental restriction of Simple Segregated Storage: you cannot ask
>> for chunks of different sizes."
>> Okay, but can I ask for more than one chunk of the same size - for
>> an array?
> With the boost interface you can use malloc_n(), though freelists
> aren't meant for arrays. In fact, malloc_n() will fail if it doesn't
> find an obviously contiguous chunk. Common usage of a freelist will
> make the freelist non-contiguous so you probably want to look
> elsewhere.

Thanks for your answer! I'm using boost::pool currently which doesn't
provide malloc_n(). There is only ordered_malloc(n). But as I understand now
from your answer it won't help much either as there is no support for arrays
in Boost Pool. Is this correct?


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