memtest tests the effect of the C memory allocator. The default version uses Calloc from the stdlib.
If the program is built using the
jemalloc build tag, then the allocator used will be jemalloc.
To monitor the memory use of this program, the following bash snippet is useful:
while true; do ps -C memtest -o vsz=,rss= >> memphys.csv sleep 1 done
This is of course contingent upon the fact that the binary of this program is called
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