This paper on a malloc() replacement that DOES COMPACTION even on C/C++ is making the rounds:

Scarily beautiful.


> For example, on low-end Android devices,Google reports that more than 99 percent of Chrome crashesare due to running out of memory when attempting to dis-play a web page

surely the solution is to write some allocator trickery. yup.

· · brutaldon · 1 · 1 · 0

@grainloom heap fragmentation is a real problem; I don't think they mention the Chrome factoid other than for illustrative purposes.

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