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Re: Re: Memory Management and Array references

by crabbdean (Pilgrim)
on May 25, 2004 at 13:14 UTC ( #356191=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Memory Management and Array references
in thread Memory Management and Array references

Thanks Dave, although the @array is already in a small scope (the "next" iterator). The problem is the reference of @array that is pushed to a global array $self->{files}. The refcount made by that means @array sticks around until $self is destroy, that is IF garbage collection is even able to find and delete all references, which I doubt. Run that over a terrabyte server and I think this is my problem.

Heading to bed now but I'll post some working code for you to test tomorrow. Note though, my included link Re: Streaming to Handles (iterator) contains pretty much the "guts" of the code except for the few extra lines I posted in my example.

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