Buffer Addon: Those silly release_buffer calls

From: Angus Mezick (angus@EDGIL.CCMAIL.COMPUSERVE.COM)
Date: 05/07/98

Yup, it sucks, but yah just gotta bite the bullet.  plus, as you are going
through you get to see ALL the code. (every little bit)  adding this stuff is a
great way to learn how this code really works. I also restructured a lot of the
functions that were running on if(this_thing) return; to be an if-else chain
with one release_buffer() at the end.

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Subject:  Buffer Addon: Those silly release_buffer calls
Date:    5/6/98 6:44 PM

The buffer system is all well and fine, I didn't have any difficulty
determining how it works or how to get it functional.

However, it has become time to add all the release_buffer calls and with
2798 get_buffer calls I find myself dreading the prospect. I cannot do them
a little at a time, as I can't place into production a mud that uses 180megs
of ram at startup before the buffers time out and it settles down to 10 megs
(which is a nice reduction from before I started adding the buffer system.)

-- Gary Barnett, MCNE    http://www.ptialaska.net/~gbarnett/
-- Mallory@AntaresMUD  telnet://antares.kaschynna.com:7000

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