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Re^3: Mini-Tutorial: Perl's Memory Management

by kyle (Abbot)
on Oct 28, 2009 at 13:53 UTC ( #803681=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^2: Mini-Tutorial: Perl's Memory Management
in thread Mini-Tutorial: Perl's Memory Management

I agree, this would be much improved by some definitions. I read a lot of it thinking, "what is meant by 'free' here?".

I think often times when questions about memory arise, a focus of interest is on when and how memory is returned to the operating system. That's probably a distinction made in here somewhere, but it would be better if that distinction were explicit.

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[choroba]: Corion One day, you'll implement the support for window functions in SQLite.
[Corion]: choroba: I admit I've thought about it ;) But I think I'll sooner hack up the Pg parser library to spit out a good parse tree and then hack that up to create Perl code :)
[Corion]: But back when I last looked at the VM of SQLite it seemed way to basic to me to implement anything in it....

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