perl malloc slow?
tom at FreeBSD.org
Fri Jan 9 05:56:35 PST 2004
On Thu, Jan 08, 2004 at 04:41:07PM -0800, Kris Kennaway wrote:
> > This is basically a bug in Perl (poor choice of algorithm for growing
> > strings). Perl's malloc() implementation knows about and compensates
> > for this bug. FreeBSD's malloc() implementation does not.
> I heard someone say it was fixed in perl 5.<mumble> (8?)
http://use.perl.org/comments.pl?sid=15713&cid=24485 suggests it was
fixed in Perl 5.8.1.
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