Subject: Re: games/gomoku
To: John Birrell <>
From: Andrew Cassin <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 01/06/1997 10:41:13
> The FreeBSD malloc only opens a file if you have MALLOC_STATS defined
> and no where in the FreeBSD libc code is that defined. It's just
> like all the DEBUG things that NetBSD has. I think that is reasonable.
> > 
> >  > BTW, in the early hours of this morning, my gomoku finished. It won!
> >  > And so did I, 'cause my money was on black. Damn! I was betting
> >  > against myself. 8-)
> > 
> > I'm not really a game player, but something tells me I gotta check
> > this out :-)
> Bored too are we? 8-) It's really not *that* exciting.

There is an excellent debugging malloc already available via (dmalloc) which will probably satisfy your debugging 
requirements for malloc() et al. As for speed, AT&T research provide 
vmalloc with some nifty features 

Hope this helps,

Andrew Cassin