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2.3.1 Reclaiming Buffers

age vs. level vs. dirtiness

This is a perennial nuisance – There is a complex system in place which hasn't really been evaluated or tuned, and there is also a proposal by Jonathan to simply use the first free (or free-able) buffer one finds.