[Python-Dev] pymalloc on 2.1.3

Michael Hudson mwh at python.net
Tue Feb 15 13:58:19 CET 2005

"Fredrik Lundh" <fredrik at pythonware.com> writes:

> does anyone remember if there were any big changes in pymalloc between
> the 2.1 series (where it was introduced) and 2.3 (where it was enabled by
> default).

Yes.  (Was it really 2.1?  Time flies!)

> or in other words, is the 2.1.3 pymalloc stable enough for production use?

Well, Tim posted ways of making it crash, but I don't know how likely
they are to occur in non-malicious code.

"cvs log Objects/obmalloc.c" might enlighten, or at least give an idea
which months of the python-dev archive to search.


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