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Re: Summary of patches


Richard Henderson <rth@redhat.com> writes:

> On Tue, Mar 02, 2004 at 03:16:54PM +0100, Jan Hubicka wrote:
>> > marked and swept without ever using ggc_alloc (which is not suited to
>> > resizable data structures) for them.
>> 
>> I will try to think about this deeper, but it seems to be that we will
>> just end up with two ggc allocators hooked together.  With Richard's
>> ggc_free patch we can now release the memory explicitely, so I am not
>> quite sure what is the most sane approach here.
>
> I think with ggc_free, ggc_alloc is no worse than malloc here.  

Bad realloc performance is the concern here, I believe.

zw


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