memory pool, rfc

Giorgos Keramidas keramida at
Wed Oct 31 18:46:22 PDT 2007

On 2007-11-01 02:06, Eduardo Morras <nec556 at> wrote:
> At 01:38 01/11/2007, you wrote:
>> This is a 'general' questions list, with a fairly high level of traffic.
>> Many FreeBSD committers and team affiliates are subscribed, but there
>> are still a lot of knowledgeable people who are respected team members,
>> but are *not* subcribed here.
>> Maybe in a more appropriate list you can get a greater amount of
>> visibility with people who can help your contributions to be integrated
>> with the main source code tree of FreeBSD.
> Understood
>> > I think that in this list are FreeBSD *gurus*/hacks too which could
>> > say a "try it" or a "are you crazy?" answer. If other developers
>> > thinks that they need my rfc i'll add my code to FreeBSD.
>> It's hard to tell in advance, without actually *seeing* something in the
>> form of a proposal, or at least an implementation.
>> .....
>> testing process of the source integration, and so on.
>> This means that the next reasonable step would be to make available at
>> least a proposal or source patch, and post it to one of the developer
>> lists of FreeBSD.  The freebsd-hackers list would be nice.
> I can prepare a malloc-like pilot implementation and detailed paper.

That would be fantastic!

>> It doesn't sound like a productive use of everyone's time, unless we
>> have a solid plan for a better zlib replacement in place :-)
> You can check and
> for the state of the
> art lossless compressors.

I will, thanks for the references; they look interesting :)

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