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RE: Thread-local malloc discussion summary

>I thought about that. This would be great, but it assumes that plugins only
>want temporary memory, and will never want to malloc something that persists
>beyond the current operation. I don't think we know enough about how people
>use their plugins to be able to make that assumption.

That is true, certainly some of our plugins allocate memory that needs to
persist (for example, to cache directory lookups).

-- Luke

Luke Howard | PADL Software Pty Ltd | www.padl.com