Re: Memory Allocation Tracking

From: Chris Jacobson (fear@ATHENET.NET)
Date: 01/08/98

On 1/8/98 6:28 AM, Gary Barnett (gbarnett@POLARNET.COM) stated:

>1) What is the correct method of determining the amount of memory
>a particular data structure is using? I don't want to write a routine
>to handle every darn struct in the mud and all the possiblities. I'd
>rather spend my time creating a new feature or finishing a skill.

You would want to do sizeof(*type)

>3) I could create a struct to hold pointers to all the stuff that's
>allocated and the amount of memory in that allocation. But that'd be
>slow when it comes time to add/remove from the list.
Thats what the kernel does.

- Chris Jacobson

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