[tbb-bugs] #28710 [Applications/Tor Browser]: Randomize small allocations in mozjemalloc

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#28710: Randomize small allocations in mozjemalloc
 Reporter:  tom                       |          Owner:  tbb-team
     Type:  defect                    |         Status:  new
 Priority:  Medium                    |      Milestone:
Component:  Applications/Tor Browser  |        Version:
 Severity:  Normal                    |     Resolution:
 Keywords:                            |  Actual Points:
Parent ID:  #28707                    |         Points:
 Reviewer:                            |        Sponsor:
Changes (by tom):

 * status:  needs_information => new


 Replying to [comment:2 gk]:
 > Replying to [comment:1 tom]:
 > > Windows is broken, this was my most recent attempt to fix it:
 > > (Compiles, but something causes some tests to fail that normally
 > But that's no problem for us right now as we don't use mozjemalloc
 anyway on Windows at the moment (alas). So, we should be good with
 backporting what you already have or should we wait with it?

 This is true... However in March I expect we will have an updated version
 of this patch that does work on Windows. Additionally once we switch to
 mingwclang we'll be using jemalloc.

 So I think it's best to wait just to avoid extra work for a narrow window
 of deployment...

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/28710#comment:3>
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