C memory-allocator

Open-source C projects categorized as memory-allocator

Top 3 C memory-allocator Projects

  • hardened_malloc

    Hardened allocator designed for modern systems. It has integration into Android's Bionic libc and can be used externally with musl and glibc as a dynamic library for use on other Linux-based platforms. It will gain more portability / integration over time.

    Project mention: EncroChat | news.ycombinator.com | 2024-02-16
  • isoalloc

    A general purpose memory allocator that implements an isolation security strategy to mitigate memory safety issues while maintaining good performance

  • WorkOS

    The modern API for authentication & user identity. The APIs are flexible and easy-to-use, supporting authentication, user identity, and complex enterprise features like SSO and SCIM provisioning.

  • buddy_alloc

    A single header buddy memory allocator for C & C++

    Project mention: buddy memory allocator - project update (2 years) | /r/C_Programming | 2023-06-12

    If you need a sub-allocator with predictable performance feel free to give it a try. The code is here and it is licensed under the 0BSD license, making it as lax and as close to public domain as possible. Comments, issues and PRs are always welcomed and appreciated. Thanks!

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2024-02-16.

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Project Stars
1 hardened_malloc 1,119
2 isoalloc 351
3 buddy_alloc 101
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