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Subject: RE: search a string

RE: search a string

From: John Wood <>
Date: Fri, 6 Sep 2002 12:02:20 -0400

Necessary if you want to have efficient use of memory.
If you don't then you can get away with static memory.

There's many times when not all the allocated static memory is used, in such
cases the memory COULD be used by the mpeg buffer. That would be efficient
use of memory that isn't possible right now. It would be possible with
dynamic allocation.

Searching is another great example. You don't need to keep the search
results around all the time.

-----Original Message-----
From: Nielsen Linus (ext) []
Sent: Friday, September 06, 2002 11:44 AM
To: ''
Subject: RE: search a string

> A standard/complete malloc is a bad idea I agree. But having
> dynamic memory allocation isn't. It's necessary in fact.

Really? We haven't needed it yet.


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