ten thousand small processes

D. J. Bernstein djb at cr.yp.to
Mon Jun 30 20:15:38 PDT 2003

Sean Chittenden writes:
> reduce the malloc cache to 0

Measure. Don't speculate.

Other people's proposals were inadequate (alloca, threads) or dangerous
(sbrk), but at least they were related to the problem.

---D. J. Bernstein, Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics,
Statistics, and Computer Science, University of Illinois at Chicago

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