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Re: (3) Out Of Memory error at 950MB with 14GB free RAM

by ambrus (Abbot)
on Feb 10, 2004 at 14:01 UTC ( #327916=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Re: Out Of Memory error at 950MB with 14GB free RAM
in thread Out Of Memory error at 950MB with 14GB free RAM

Try perl -wle 'print 0+[1]'; it will print a very big number, as it converts the pointer to an anonymous list ([1]) to an integer. Thus, $a[[1]]=1 creates a very large array, as it has to set the (0+[1])-th element of @a to 1.

Update: Abigail-II was somewhat faster to submit an answer, and his is actually cleaner than mine.

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