bash-2.05b and --without-bash-malloc

Greg Schafer gschafer at
Mon May 12 16:52:20 PDT 2003

On Tue, May 13, 2003 at 12:09:56AM +0100, Ian Molton wrote:
> On Mon, 12 May 2003 23:03:09 +0000 (UTC)
> gschafer at (Greg Schafer) wrote:
> > The default
> > malloc would be the most widely tested and thus most likely the
> > stabler for use in bash.
> Huh?
> that makes no sense - the malloc in glibc will be the most widely
> tested. its used in almost everything.

Of course.

But I mean in the context of bash itself.

bash with bash malloc -> lots of testing
bash without bash malloc -> less tested

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