[fpc-devel] Re: Compiler bottlenecks

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Thu Jul 15 13:28:30 CEST 2010

In our previous episode, Michael Schnell said:
> With small blocks there is no concurrency (as in case of conflict, the 
> second thread  will use medium.

I'm no memory manager expert, but reading this raises some question:

How is this conflict detected? If this is a kind of lock, (that needs to be
SMP safe I guess) the FPC manager can probably skip that in most small
allocations, and only has to do this if it really touches global structures?

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