operator new no longer routes through rtl_AllocMemory in libsalcpprt under gbuild link rules

Caolán McNamara caolanm at redhat.com
Tue Mar 27 03:58:20 PDT 2012

On Thu, 2012-03-22 at 14:24 +0100, Stephan Bergmann wrote:
> I unfortunately lost track long ago which platforms we use our own 
> memory allocator on, which platforms we additionally use libsalcpprt on, 
> and what the rationale was for the exceptions.

I'm now inclined to leave things as they are. Given that MacOSX and
Windows didn't route operator new through the rtl_Alloc family it
doesn't seem to make a massive pile of sense to me to have the Linux one
do so on its own without an evidence-based reason to do so again.


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