Rockbox mail archiveSubject: RE: search a string
RE: search a string
From: Linus Nielsen Feltzing <linus_at_haxx.se>
Date: Fri, 6 Sep 2002 20:09:12 +0200
On Fri, 6 Sep 2002 14:04:06 -0400, John Wood wrote:
> It you had a stack based at the end of the buffer, then you
> woudln't get fragmentation. I'm not suggesting using the buffer as
> a heap. Most operations (loading a folder, loading a playlist,
> doing a search)are cascading operations and so stack allocation is
> When you allocate stuff on the stack, it'll shrink the cached MP3
> data. It'll just run out of cache sooner than it did previously.
The MP3 buffer is a ring buffer that wraps at the end. Thus, the
unused memory can be anywhere in that buffer, depending on where the
data was loaded the last time.
-- Linus Nielsen Feltzing, linus_at_haxx.se on 2002-09-06Received on 2002-09-06