[Python-Dev] int/float freelists vs pymalloc

Andrew MacIntyre andymac at bullseye.apana.org.au
Thu Feb 14 03:36:56 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.

No, with PyMalloc a 4 byte object occupies 8 bytes (see the comments at
the top of Objects/obmalloc.c).


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