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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

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