perl malloc slow?
kris at obsecurity.org
Thu Jan 8 16:41:18 PST 2004
On Thu, Jan 08, 2004 at 11:41:19AM +0100, Dag-Erling Sm?rgrav wrote:
> Holger Kipp <Holger.Kipp at alogis.com> writes:
> > Searching on the internet gave the impression that this might be
> > malloc/FreeBSD related. Any chance of this being resolved?
> 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?)
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