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Subject: Re: [boost] ASIO into the standard
From: Gavin Lambert (gavinl_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-07-13 20:33:05

On 12/07/2014 07:41, Ion Gaztañaga wrote:
> Linux allocator is based on ptmalloc2 which is based on DLMalloc, so for
> usual allocations they should perform similarly. On multithreaded
> scenarios the default allocator should be better. In Windows the
> performance improvement is noticeable.

I haven't tested these allocators, but it seems worth mentioning that
for general allocations, while ptmalloc2 is a significant performance
improvement vs. the Windows XP allocator, it makes little difference vs.
the Windows 7 allocator, at least in my tests.

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