Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Keep It Simple, Stupid
 
PerlMonks  

Re: How clever is the garbage collector?

by mickeyn (Priest)
on Jun 07, 2006 at 13:15 UTC ( #554022=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to How clever is the garbage collector?

Hi,

As far as I know and previously searched and found in Perl literature, Perl's GC does NOT release allocated memory back to the OS, but rather reuse it within its own process.

Enjoy,
Mickey


Comment on Re: How clever is the garbage collector?
Replies are listed 'Best First'.
Re^2: How clever is the garbage collector?
by Limbic~Region (Chancellor) on Jun 07, 2006 at 15:02 UTC

Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://554022]
help
Chatterbox?
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others exploiting the Monastery: (11)
As of 2015-09-01 15:33 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?

    My preferred temperature scale is:










    Results (31 votes), past polls