@alcinnz I'm afraid glib's slice allocator is pretty obsolete these days 😅
I think it was nice when system malloc() was slow, but those have improved a lot. Also, unfortunately Glib's slice allocator could never really use the recycle-to-default-values scheme from Solaris's original allocator.
I don't remember if the GTK team had plans to remove GSlice and just use malloc... maybe @hergertme remembers?
@federicomena @firstname.lastname@example.org From what I'm seeing it certainly doesn't look absolete.
I still see it used heavily in plenty of GNOME code, and in the code generated by Vala.
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