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Re: Re: Re: Clearing an Array of Array's from memory

by Elian (Parson)
on Aug 29, 2003 at 17:20 UTC ( #287765=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Re: Clearing an Array of Array's from memory
in thread Clearing an Array of Array's from memory

This is incorrect. Whether the freed space is returned to the operating system is OS, OS version, C library, and allocation size dependent. Memory is released back to the OS in many places, including Linux and Win32 (which are two of the more common OSes perl's used on)
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