[Gc] allocation question

Boehm, Hans hans.boehm at hp.com
Mon Aug 22 17:38:13 PDT 2005


This is described in

http://www.hpl.hp.com/personal/Hans_Boehm/gc/gcdescr.html

to which I just added a section about thread-local allocation.

Hans

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> I'm curious what kind of technique libgc uses for allocation? Does it 
> do something like "try to make allocations of size X in the 
> same spot" 
> and the like to prevent fragmentation. Does the technique change 
> between THREAD_LOCAL and not?
> 
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