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Author loewis
Recipients loewis, pitrou, sable
Date 2008-08-09.17:25:56
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>> Instead, Python's own memory allocate (obmalloc) should be changed to
>> directly use the virtual memory interfaces of the operating system (i.e.
>> mmap), bypassing the malloc of the C library.
> How would that interact with fork()?

Nicely, why do you ask? Any anonymous mapping will be copied
(typically COW) to the child process, in fact, malloc itself
uses anonymous mapping (at least on Linux).
Date User Action Args
2008-08-09 17:28:34loewissetrecipients: + loewis, pitrou, sable
2008-08-09 17:25:56loewislinkissue3526 messages
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