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Re: calling module with empty import

by perrin (Chancellor)
on May 17, 2007 at 13:53 UTC ( #615998=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to calling module with empty import

As others said, it prevents importing of default symbols. It's common to see this in long-running daemon environments like mod_perl and FastCGI, since it reduces the memory footprint of the process. Every imported symbol costs some memory.

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