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README more specific about tcmalloc space benefits

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@@ -30,9 +30,11 @@ After you build Redis is a good idea to test it, using:
Buliding using tcmalloc
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-tcmalloc is a fast and space efficient implementation of malloc(). Compiling
-Redis with it can improve performances and memeory usage. You can read
-more about it here: http://goog-perftools.sourceforge.net/doc/tcmalloc.html
+tcmalloc is a fast and space efficient implementation (for little objects)
+of malloc(). Compiling Redis with it can improve performances and memeory
+usage. You can read more about it here:
+
+http://goog-perftools.sourceforge.net/doc/tcmalloc.html
In order to compile Redis with tcmalloc support install tcmalloc on your system
and then use:

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