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Re^7: Reducing the memory usage of Spreadsheet::ParseExcel

by Anonymous Monk
on Jan 30, 2013 at 14:42 UTC ( #1016068=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^6: Reducing the memory usage of Spreadsheet::ParseExcel
in thread Reducing the memory usage of Spreadsheet::ParseExcel

Well, it is an improvement over Spreadsheet::ParseExcel

But it uses Spreadsheet::ParseExcel, but it also uses Coro

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[karlgoethebier]: perldigious: perhaps a block if you are paranoid ;-)
[choroba]: but undef %hash and %hash = () both work, too, but the first one keeps the memory allocated, while the latter makes it available for other parts of the program.
[choroba]: iirc
[perldigious]: karlgoethebier: Well it is a pretty old and complicated (for me) bit of code I wrote (poorly by my current standards), so I'm expecting everything to break when I add the scoping and find out what else is undesireably scope changed. :-)
[perldigious]: Ah, thanks choroba, that sort of thing was precisely what I was wondering when I asked.
[perldigious]: I didn't want to tie up memory unecessarily basically, I wanted to "delete" it specifically to free it up, and wasn't sure I was even accomplishing that.

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