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Re: Embedding Perl but redefining its malloc()

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David Nicol
September 29, 2009 06:57
Re: Embedding Perl but redefining its malloc()
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On Sun, Sep 27, 2009 at 4:24 AM, Raphael Manfredi
<> wrote:
>  It's not necessarily a bad idea to make the two orthogonal
> though, as memory allocation is something belonging to a lower layer
> than dynamically binding language routines to OS routines.

One of the things that would become possible after organizing memory
allocation to consistently use an API would be building perl with the
Boehm garbage collector and ifdeffing out all the reference counting.
For benchmarking purposes.

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