[klibc] klibc and udev

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Mon Aug 14 12:47:10 PDT 2006


Greg KH wrote:
> 
> udevd allocates chunks of memory and then frees them up as time goes on.
> It also lives for the entire time the machine is running, so it's pretty
> important that the memory is released back to the system at some time :)
> 

True, although I wouldn't be entirely surprised if a klibc-linked udevd 
had a smaller memory footprint than one linked with glibc, even though 
the former currently doesn't return memory to the system.

	-hpa



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