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Re: Perl and memory usage. Can it be released?

by ikegami (Pope)
on Feb 07, 2014 at 20:37 UTC ( #1073915=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Perl and memory usage. Can it be released?

Does it have to be the same process? You could replace
do_work($qfn)
with something like
if (my $pid = fork()) { waitpid($pid, 0); } else { do_work($qfn); }

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