Posted Mar 13, 2008 7:00 UTC (Thu) by rsidd
In reply to: jemalloc
Parent article: A look at memory usage in Firefox 3
jemalloc is the default on FreeBSD since 7.0 (replacing the older phkmalloc, which was also widely used outside FreeBSD, but had scaling issues). Why isn't it used in glibc -- you should ask the maintainers. Could be it's too new, could be NIH.
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