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Re: Fewer mallocs is better, episode #47

From: James Read via curl-library <>
Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2022 17:48:53 +0000

On Thu, Jan 27, 2022 at 12:57 PM Daniel Stenberg <> wrote:

> On Thu, 27 Jan 2022, James Read via curl-library wrote:
> > it seems to me that cURL project needs to work on optimizing bandwidth
> usage
> > above all else.
> Everyone of course wants their favorite use case getting extra attention.
> Bandwidth optimizing, minimizing foot-print, reducing mallocs or why not
> just
> generally reducing vulnerability surface by reducing amount of code or by
> adding rust.
> If one of these areas truly are more important than the others I can't
> tell. I
> think they're all important and I spend time and effort on all of them
> from
> time to time.
> If any area is especicially important to anyone, I can only imagine that
> such
> a someone would then roll up their sleeves and work on that area, or pay
> someone to work on it...

If I could find someone with the skillset to fix this I would be more than
happy to pay them for their time. Do you know anybody who can fix this? I
suspect it may involve a change to the TCP/IP stack implementation of Linux.

James Read

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Received on 2022-01-27