[fpc-devel] Benchmark for FreePascal

Florian Klaempfl florian at freepascal.org
Thu Dec 22 14:18:16 CET 2005

Marco van de Voort wrote:

> (small post note in this discussion:
> a customer complained that his app was a lot slower (till 3 times) with
> D2006/FastMM.
> I'm still investigating, and it seems that somehow FastMM must more often
> copy when reallocating than the old MM for large blocks (big as in
> the 100kbs or even MB size)

I really wonder how FastMM made it in D2006. All memory managers are a mess
because of its complexity but FastMM is hell with the assembler code. Borland
should have better spent time in an improved compiler and use a good documented
memory manager written in pascal.

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