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Reini Urban
January 30, 2010 08:52
Re: [patch 0/3] rework sv.c body-inventory mechanics
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2010/1/30 Nicholas Clark <>:
> On Wed, Jan 27, 2010 at 06:30:09PM -0700, Jim Cromie wrote:
>> these patches add a request-id to the body-parts allocation chain
>> ie to:
>> new_body, del_body macros,
>> S_more_bodies()
>> get_arena()
>> In principle, this change will allow perl to track
>> each user of get_arena(), such that we can (later) reclaim it.
> I'm really not sure what outstanding problem this is solving.
> It seems to add complexity, rather than simplifying.

Sure. There's one more tag per body.
But as I understand it, Jim wants to improve the performance of

I'm dying to see the new release_arenas() code and the benchmark.
Reini Urban 

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