Andrew Morton wrote:
> Daniel Phillips wrote:
>>On Monday 07 October 2002 23:55, Linus Torvalds wrote:
>>>On Mon, 7 Oct 2002, Daniel Phillips wrote:
>>>>>Sure. The mey is:
>>>> ^^^ <---- "bet" ?
>>>Yeah. What the heck happened to my fingers?
>>Apparently, one of them missed the key it was aiming for and the other one
> They don't call him Kubys for nothing.
> I dug out and dusted off Al's Orlov allocator patch. And found
> a comment which rather helps explain how it works.
> I performance tested this back in November. See
> Bottom line: it's as good as the use-first-fit-everywhere
> approach, and appears to have better long-term antifragmentation
> I shall test it.
See dirpref (Orlov's allocator) here:
I was going to do this myself but of course it's
already done, silly me.