[fpc-pascal] Question on how to avoid memory trouble

Florian Klaempfl florian at freepascal.org
Tue Feb 13 10:53:26 CET 2007

Vincent Snijders schrieb:
> Helmut Hartl schreef:
>> http://www.research.ibm.com/people/m/michael/pldi-2004.pdf
> This one is not lock free, because it uses atomic instructions used by
> the cpu, which are essentially fine grained locks.

Exactly, and cmpxchg etc. are really expensive too. Since the original
FPC heap uses already several pools, it should be easily possible to
make it scale better in multi threaded applications.

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