Author vstinner
Recipients Yury.Selivanov, alecsandru.patrascu, catalin.manciu, jtaylor, pitrou, rhettinger, serhiy.storchaka, vstinner, yselivanov
Date 2016-03-09.17:15:44
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> Define "slow".  malloc() on Linux should be reasonably fast.

See first messages of this issue for benchmark results. Some specific benchmarks are faster, none is slower.

> Do you think it's reasonable to risk breaking external libraries just
for a hypothetic "performance improvement"?

Yes. It was discussed in the python-dev thread.
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