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Dynamic memory allocator

  • " Note: nedmalloc supersedes ptmalloc2 and is a better memory allocator in almost all scenarios "

'ptmalloc2' is one of the fastest dynamic memory allocators known. It is forked directly from GNU glibc 2.3.3. Extensively tested, it gives an average of six times speed improvement in heavily multi-threaded applications.



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