Regarding Memory Allocation

dormando dormando at
Thu Aug 30 08:33:21 UTC 2007

Ajinkya Nahar wrote:
> Hi all,
> What is the default memory allocation technique in memcached?

I updated the FAQ entry to be a little more clear.

- The default is the slab allocator.
- The 'USE_SYSTEM_MALLOC' define is what you have to set in order to 
short circuit the slab allocator. It's in slabs.c if you want to take a 


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