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Re: Re: Re: make perl release memory

by broquaint (Abbot)
on Jun 19, 2003 at 15:08 UTC ( #267220=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Re: make perl release memory
in thread make perl release memory

Using free(ptr) will just make available the memory pointed to by ptr in the process' memory pool, not to the OS at large. This memory freeing behaviour isn't Win32 specific, but applies to most modern OSes.
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