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- Subject: Re: Fragmentation
- From: "Jim Mathies" <jamesmathies@...>
- Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2001 10:10:46 -0600
I'm successfully using dlmalloc (Doug Lea's malloc) with Lua. on win32, it run's 40%+ faster
than the default malloc for windows. It has some nice reporting functions in debug mode.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Philippe Lhoste" <PhiLho@gmx.net>
To: "Multiple recipients of list" <email@example.com>
Sent: Tuesday, November 20, 2001 7:20 AM
Subject: Re: Fragmentation
| Perhaps dmalloc or similar can be helpful.
| http://dmalloc.com/docs/online/dmalloc_8.html#SEC8 : "*logging statistics*
| One of the reasons why the debug malloc library was initially developed was
| to track programs' memory usage -- specifically to locate memory leaks which
| are places where allocated memory is never getting freed. See section 3.7.2
| Tracking Down Non-Freed Memory. The library has a number of logging
| capabilities that can track un-freed memory pointers as well as runtime memory usage,
| memory transactions, administrative actions, and final statistics."
| Not tested by myself.
| PS: Unless you want to be very generic, you should have given the target
| Philippe Lhoste (Paris -- France)
| Professional programmer and amateur artist
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