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

Helmut Hartl helmut.hartl at firmos.at
Tue Feb 13 13:12:39 CET 2007

 > > 
 > > 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.

Fine that sounds really nice - Do you already have a idea what
is not optimal and can be enhanced ?
Maybe I will find the time to give it a try 


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