Introduction to Talloc

Talloc provides a hierarchical, reference counted memory pool system with destructors. It is the core memory allocator used in Samba.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-10.1 platform.

Package Information

Talloc Dependencies


docbook-xml-4.5, docbook-xsl-1.79.2 and libxslt-1.1.34 (To generate man pages), Python-2.7.18 (To build Python-2 module), GDB-10.1, git-2.30.1, libnsl-1.3.0, libtirpc-1.3.1, Valgrind-3.16.1, and xfsprogs-5.10.0

User Notes: http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/talloc

Installation of Talloc

Install Talloc by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr &&

To check the results, issue make check.

Now, as the root user:

make install


Installed Programs: None
Installed Libraries: libpytalloc-util.cpython-39-<arch>-linux-gnu.so, libtalloc.so, talloc.so (Python-2 Module) and talloc.cpython-39-<arch>-linux-gnu.so (Python-3 Module)
Installed Directories: None

Short Descriptions


contains a replacement for the Glibc malloc function

Last updated on 2021-02-19 22:13:48 -0800