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2008/9/9 Ignacio Burgueño <>:
> Jerome Vuarand wrote:
>> IIRC someone mentionned on this list that msvcrt.dll is a poor
>> alternative for a newer MSVC runtime because it has a very slow malloc
>> implementation. Did you perform some Lua benchmark with this new build
>> method ?
> I think you're refering to this post:
> It says it is the other way around. MSVCRT has some internal pool for small
> allocations whereas newer runtimes just call HeapAlloc blindly.

It looks like that's the one I remembered. Thanks for refreshing my
memory. Indeed it seems that using msvcrt.dll on windows Lua builds
(whatever the C compiler) is a good idea.