Posts Tagged ‘jemalloc’

jemalloc-4.0.x for fedora and epel

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

jemalloc, Jason Evans’ general-purpose scalable concurrent malloc implementation, was recently updated to version 4.0.0. I have wrapped packages for Fedora, and will update rawhide in a few days. If you would like to test the packages already, have a look at http://users.linpro.no/ingvar/jemalloc/4.0.0/.

Update: Jason recently released updates through 4.0.1 to 4.0.3. Packages for 4.0.3 are pushed to rawhide. Builds for epel are available at http://users.linpro.no/ingvar/jemalloc/4.0.3/.

There are a few fedora packages that rely on jemalloc. If you have a chance to help testing, please recompile and test the package against the updated version. You can leave comments here, or send me a mail.

$ sudo repoquery --whatrequires jemalloc |\
  sed 's,\(.*\)-.*-.*,\1,g;' | sort | uniq | tr '\n' ' ' | fold -s; echo

blender blenderplayer bro gridengine gridengine-execd gridengine-qmaster 
gridengine-qmon jemalloc-devel nfs-ganesha nfs-ganesha-ceph nfs-ganesha-gluster 
nfs-ganesha-proxy nfs-ganesha-utils nfs-ganesha-vfs nfs-ganesha-xfs redis 
varnish 

For those that would like to use jemalloc-4.0 on epel, I have built packages for epel 5, 6, and 7 as well. These will not be pushed to the official epel mirrors, as there are api and abi changes that make them binary incompatible with the existing packages in epel.

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jemalloc-3.0.0 packaged for fedora and epel

Friday, May 18th, 2012

Updated packages of jemalloc-3.0.0 for epel 5, 6, fedora 15, 16, 17 and rawhide are now available through koji. They will appear in their respective testing repos before they eventually trickle down to their stable branches. Please report karma through koji and bugs in bugzilla.

In addition to the obvious new upstream release, this package has got a patch for epel5/ppc, making it finally possible to release an update for epel5.