Huge page support would be useful in JEMalloc

Eric Wong normalperson at
Mon Dec 1 15:25:41 PST 2014

Kenneth Steele <ken at> wrote:
> Ideally, JEMalloc with Huge pages would be the best.

For some apps such as yours, yes.  And jemalloc can already use
transparent hugepages, but there are downsides to apps (e.g. redis)
which fork:

Not sure if there's an automatic, best-of-both worlds approach...

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