On 03/21/2015 01:00 PM, Niels de Vos wrote:
On Sat, Mar 21, 2015 at 02:31:03PM +0100, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
> Firefox and xulrunner are bundling their own copy of jemalloc (try
> "strings /usr/lib64/xulrunner/xulrunner |grep jemalloc", or similarly
> with /usr/lib64/firefox/firefox-bin).
> Why isn't this recorded in the RPM provides (and why is there no mention
> of jemalloc in
> there any other known cases outside Mozilla products? I found bug
> 788500 about unbundling jemalloc from redis.
If jemalloc would be its own package, we would probably use that for
nfs-ganesha too. Currently glibc/malloc is used, but jemalloc is well
tested by the nfs-ganesha community and could have some benefits. I have
not checked the sources of jemalloc, so I can not say if I would be
a suitable maintainer for it.
There already is a jemalloc package. Whether it is the same as what is
in other packages is unknown. firefox and xulrunner should have a note
about bundled jemalloc.
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