O(n^2) is bad - can it be fixed?
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Thu May 31 01:39:15 EDT 2001
Helen Dawson wrote:
> space will be allocated to seven or eight heaps, instead of 500. Those
> heaps will be available for allocations of any size up to 128 Mbytes or so
If allocating one of these heaps is just an allocation of
address space - without any actual memory being allocated
within the heap until needed - then why doesn't the C
library just allocate one great big heap at the outset?
Greg Ewing, Computer Science Dept, University of Canterbury,
Christchurch, New Zealand
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