freebsd-advocacy Digest, Vol 248, Issue 1

John Baldwin jhb at
Wed Jul 30 17:32:38 UTC 2008

On Wednesday 30 July 2008 07:24:06 am Michael Widerkrantz wrote:
> Szilveszter Adam <sziszi at> writes:
> > If you want to brag about FreeBSD technology used in a mainstream
> > product, then by all means mention Firefox 3, because that is already
> > quite impressive.
> Why Firefox? It's a user land application. I'm sure it's been ported
> to FreeBSD, but does that tell anyone that FreeBSD is good?

Firefox 3 uses the malloc from FreeBSD 7.x for its memory allocator even on 
Windows, OS X, and Linux.

John Baldwin

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