Memory allocation performance

Alexander Motin mav at
Sat Feb 2 15:12:50 PST 2008

Robert Watson wrote:
> Basically, the goal would be 
> to make the pcpu cache FIFO as much as possible as that maximizes the 
> chances that the newly allocated object already has lines in the cache.  

Why FIFO? I think LIFO (stack) should be better for this goal as the 
last freed object has more chances to be still present in cache.

Alexander Motin

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