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

Scarily beautiful.


@federicomena whoa, I haven't read the whole paper yet and already can't wait to see this used in the glibc allocator

@bugaevc @federicomena heh, I was just thinking I should gank their code and dump it into glibc verbatim and dare anyone to object

(glibc malloc has a bad case of territorial maintainer)

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