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   From: torvalds@transmeta.com (Linus Torvalds)
Date: Fri, 2 Aug 2002 04:07:10 +0000 (UTC)
Of course, if you can actually measure it, that would be
interesting. Naive math gives you a guess for the order of
magnitude effect, but nothing beats real numbers ;)

The SYSV folks actually did have a buddy allocator a long time ago and
they did implement lazy coalescing because is supposedly improved
performance.

See chapter 12 section 7 in "Unix Internals" by Uresh Vahalia.
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