Regarding Memory Allocation

Dustin Sallings dustin at
Thu Aug 30 07:00:31 UTC 2007

On Aug 29, 2007, at 22:39, Ajinkya Nahar wrote:

> What is the default memory allocation technique in memcached?
> Is it using the in built slab allocator or using malloc/free?
> As per the FAQ ( 
> faq#how_does_memcached_s_memory_allocation_work_why_not_use_malloc_fre 
> e_why_the_hell_does_it_use_slabs/) it is a compile time option.
> But no details are given about how do we configure or set this option?
	You should really read this FAQ item to which you linked -- or at  
least give a better idea of why you aren't interested in in following  
its advice.

Dustin Sallings

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