Why all the runtime allocations? (off-topic)
Posted Apr 9, 2009 4:17 UTC (Thu) by pr1268
In reply to: Async I/O
Parent article: Linux Storage and Filesystem workshop, day 1
This is going way off-topic, but why all the runtime allocations in your sample program? Malloc(3), calloc(3), and free(3) are horribly expensive, relatively speaking. Automatic/static storage for those structs and that char buffer would be substantially faster.
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