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Re: RAM Question

by Ryszard (Priest)
on May 20, 2004 at 14:46 UTC ( #354963=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to RAM Question

I'm not quite sure what you _really_ mean here, but the answer to both your questions is yes.

Perl itself runs in ram, and each bit of extra program you write consumes a little bit of RAM.

If you declare something, perl will allocate some space for it. You can reduce the RAM used by your vars by undef'ing them when they're not needed, but if the variable exists, then there will be a little bit of ram used.

Perhaps i'm misunderstanding the question, or perhaps someone else can explain it a better than i.


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