[Python-Dev] int/float freelists vs pymalloc

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Thu Feb 14 00:47:33 CET 2008

Christian Heimes wrote:
> By the way objects are always aligned at 8 byte address boundaries. A 12
> or 4 bytes object occupies 16 bytes.

Maybe pymalloc should be enhanced so it can cope with
certain odd-sized objects, such as 12 bytes?


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