Linux memory leak?

Greg Lindahl lindahl at conservativecomputer.com
Thu Feb 28 20:06:55 EST 2002


On Fri, Mar 01, 2002 at 03:30:47AM +0100, David van der Spoel wrote:

> Isn't this just due to the famous Rik van Riel memory manager? 

No, it's how all Unixes have worked since unified VM/buffer caches
became popular, and people are still being confused by it, 20 years
later.

greg

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