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Re: Perl, Java, and malloc

by Zaxo (Archbishop)
on Oct 09, 2005 at 13:55 UTC ( #498562=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Perl, Java, and malloc

It's unsurprising that Perl 4.10 was used - the research article is dated 1994. Perl's changed a lot since then.

Historically, Perl has used immediate reference-counted garbage collection, while Java used some sort of mark-and-sweep.

After Compline,
Zaxo


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