bundling of jemalloc

Gregory Maxwell gmaxwell at gmail.com
Sat Mar 21 20:39:36 UTC 2015

On Sat, Mar 21, 2015 at 1:31 PM, Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini at redhat.com> 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
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging:No_Bundled_Libraries)?  Are
> there any other known cases outside Mozilla products?  I found bug
> 788500 about unbundling jemalloc from redis.

I thought Firefox shipped a highly modified and instrumented fork
(e.g. making about:memory possible),
but perhaps this has changed.

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