cvs commit: src/lib/libc/stdlib malloc.c
M. Warner Losh
imp at bsdimp.com
Thu Jan 26 21:31:45 PST 2006
In message: <20060127045950.GA72049 at troutmask.apl.washington.edu>
Steve Kargl <sgk at troutmask.apl.washington.edu> writes:
: On Fri, Jan 27, 2006 at 07:38:43AM +0300, Andrey Chernov wrote:
: > On Thu, Jan 26, 2006 at 08:14:12PM -0800, Steve Kargl wrote:
: > > On Fri, Jan 27, 2006 at 06:24:03AM +0300, Andrey Chernov wrote:
: > > > On Thu, Jan 26, 2006 at 09:15:02PM -0600, Christian S.J. Peron wrote:
: > > > > These malloc debugging/stats features have been invaluable. I vote to
: > > > > accept the performance hit in exchange for useful debugging/stats
: > > > > features in -CURRENT, and disable them in -STABLE/-RELEASE when they are
: > > > > ready.
: > > >
: > > > You misread me a bit. I don't vote to remove debug/stats ON _by_default_
: > > > for -current, I vote to remove them via special malloc options for whom
: > > > who don't need it even in -current.
: > > >
: > >
: > > Don't use -current if you can't tolerate the minor performance
: > > hit associated with making FreeBSD better.
: > Don't ever try to tell anybody what to do if you don't know all his
: > circumstacnes. Especially when being not asked.
: I stand by my initial statement. If you can't tolerate
: temporary measures in -current that are performance hits and
: which will ultimate make FreeBSD better, then don't run -current.
: You have 4.x, 5.x, and 6.x to choose.
CURRENT is explicitly optimized for the convenience of the developer
community. Releases and branches are optimized for performance and
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