[webkit-dev] Let's get bmalloc working on Linux (and delete TCMalloc)

Geoffrey Garen ggaren at apple.com
Thu Feb 12 16:35:05 PST 2015

It’s been about a month since I sent this notice, and it looks like bmalloc works on at least one version of Linux, so I’m going to remove TCMalloc in the next few days.


> On Jan 6, 2015, at 4:00 PM, Geoffrey Garen <ggaren at apple.com> wrote:
> Hi folks.
> We’ve been using bmalloc on Mac and iOS for some time now, and it is fast and stable.
> Is there a Linux maintainer who would like to take on enabling bmalloc on Linux? The implementation is Unix-y, so it should “just work”. I can advise on this project, but I don’t have a Linux build & test environment.
> I plan to remove TCMalloc soon.
> Regards,
> Geoff

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