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Re: Perl 5.10 eval($string) memory leak

by betterworld (Curate)
on Aug 15, 2013 at 19:04 UTC ( #1049644=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Perl 5.10 eval($string) memory leak

I don't know what kind of random code you are evaluating. Certainly it is possible to write code that occupies memory by means of global variables. You can avoid that using Safe.

Or fork.

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Re^2: Perl 5.10 eval($string) memory leak
by choroba (Chancellor) on Aug 15, 2013 at 19:19 UTC
    Or by manually cleaning the symbol table.
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Re^2: Perl 5.10 eval($string) memory leak
by fuzzmonkey (Acolyte) on Aug 16, 2013 at 20:31 UTC

    Hey thanks for telling me about Safe I have not read about that module before. It will come in handy!

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[thezip]: So I have a script that generates a log file. After script completion, I want tohave VIM open this logfile.
[thezip]: i don't get the command line "back" until I close VIM. No what I want to happen...
[thezip]: I currently don't have access to CYGWIN, else I'd just do a tail -f on the logfile.
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