Re: [dev] [sbase] Why do extra work when the kernel will do it more efficiently?

From: Dimitris Papastamos <>
Date: Tue, 16 Dec 2014 19:40:20 +0000

On Tue, Dec 16, 2014 at 08:33:17PM +0100, Truls Becken wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> As the original contributor of sbase cut, I can't help wondering what the
> purpose of the mem freeing added in the two commits from 1st of June is
> supposed to be. The most efficient and reliable way to free allocated memory
> is to terminate the process. There is no reason to clean things up just to
> exit immediately after. Also, the line buffer was reused on purpose, no need
> to allocate a new one per file.

Agreed, the current behaviour should be reverted.
Received on Tue Dec 16 2014 - 20:40:20 CET

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