> Now I am looking for a library that does exactly that. This means it must be able to
> create different allocation-contexts with corresponding malloc/free interface.
> Does anybody know of such a library?
> I want to optimize a program that has a lot of Lua states. If
> the process size gets around 10-20G a lot of time is spend in
> system-malloc. I think it is because of the
> sheer amount of small memory objects and the frequent
> allocation/deallocation that comes with a dynamic language.
> To reduce memory fragmentation I want to create every Lua state
> with an own allocator instance. Every instance should get its
> memory from one or more large
> mmap’ed blocks. This blocks should not be shared between
> different Lua states. If one state gets closed all
> corresponding blocks can be freed very fast and the
> process-malloc is not bothered to clean up so many small
> Now I am looking for a library that does exactly that. This
> means it must be able to create different allocation-contexts
> with corresponding malloc/free interface. Does anybody know of
> such a library?