Re: memory management

Glynn Clements (
Sat, 5 Dec 1998 20:11:57 +0000 (GMT)

David Feuer wrote:

> It seems from what I've seen on this list that there may not be one
> (finitely described) set of memory management algorithms that are
> optimal for all systems. I think it might be a good idea to provide
> several separate algorithms,


For any given task, the inevitable problem with having N alternative
algorithms is that each one only gets 1/N-th the amount of testing
that a single algorithm would get.

Glynn Clements <>

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