Re: [RFC] SL[AUO]B common code 0/9] Sl[auo]b: Common functionality V1

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On Wed, 16 May 2012, Glauber Costa wrote:

> On 05/15/2012 12:15 AM, Christoph Lameter wrote:
> > In the far future one could envision that the current allocators will
> > just become storage algorithms that can be chosen based on the need of
> > the subsystem. F.e.
> >
> > Cpu cache dependend performance		= Bonwick allocator (SLAB)
> > Minimal cycle count and cache footprint	= SLUB
> > Maximum storage density			= SLOB
> While we are at it, do we plan to lift the vowel-only usage restriction and
> start allowing consonants for the 3rd letter? We're running short of vowels,
> so we can only accommodate 2 more allocators if this restriction stays.

Well if we go to storage algorithms then we can have free naming.

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