Changes to VALUE_PAIR structure

Alan DeKok aland at
Wed Nov 23 17:49:43 CET 2011

Phil Mayers wrote:
> One thing I wondered about a while back was using a better allocator to
> help with things like this. In particular, "talloc" (GPL, small, used by
> samba) is very nice; you can do some clever things like:

  Yeah.  Talloc would be nice.  It's a lot more useful since they (a)
split it out of Samba to be a stand-alone project, and (b) improved the
performance to be something reasonable.

> Not sure if it would help with variable-length strings per se, but it
> might be preferable to using a dumb allocator if implementing it.

  It also means that memory allocations are more localized, which will
likely help performance.

  Alan DeKok.

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