[issue3526] Customized malloc implementation on SunOS and AIX

Antoine Pitrou report at bugs.python.org
Sun Sep 5 01:49:00 CEST 2010

Antoine Pitrou <pitrou at free.fr> added the comment:

> I guess there are not that many people running Python applications with 
> a big memory footprint on AIX or SunOS, otherwise this problem would be 
> more popular.

Not only, but integrating a big chunk of foreign code in something as critical as the memory allocation routines is not an easy decision to make. Also, the dlmalloc copy should then be regularly kept in sync with upstream.


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