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Re^2: Memory issue while opening and reading a file

by philipbailey (Chaplain)
on Apr 03, 2009 at 14:33 UTC ( #755284=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Memory issue while opening and reading a file
in thread Memory issue while opening and reading a file

Don't forget that one byte in the file does not equate to one byte in memory here. I have seen figures quoted of a factor of 5-10 times overhead for Perl data.


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