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Section - -48- What is the difference between libc's malloc() and libmalloc's malloc()?

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Date: 22 Oct 1995 00:00:01 EST

  Under versions of IRIX prior to 5.x, malloc(3X) -- the malloc in
  libmalloc -- was preferable to the libc malloc, or malloc(3C).
  However, in IRIX 5.x and above, the libc malloc is faster and is
  probably preferable.

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