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[OT] Re^3: 32 bit perl

by kevbot (Priest)
on Nov 18, 2008 at 04:38 UTC ( #724192=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: 32 bit perl
in thread 32 bit perl

I'm pretty new here as well and I have found the Perlmonks FAQ to be helpful. Perhaps you could not find your comment due to the way that new posts are processed. Take a look at Why can't I see my post? for an explanation. If you want to find your write ups the best place will be your home node jawckey. The number next to Writeups: is a link to all your writeups.

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[karlgoethebier]: perldigious: perhaps a block if you are paranoid ;-)
[choroba]: but undef %hash and %hash = () both work, too, but the first one keeps the memory allocated, while the latter makes it available for other parts of the program.
[choroba]: iirc
[perldigious]: karlgoethebier: Well it is a pretty old and complicated (for me) bit of code I wrote (poorly by my current standards), so I'm expecting everything to break when I add the scoping and find out what else is undesireably scope changed. :-)
[perldigious]: Ah, thanks choroba, that sort of thing was precisely what I was wondering when I asked.
[perldigious]: I didn't want to tie up memory unecessarily basically, I wanted to "delete" it specifically to free it up, and wasn't sure I was even accomplishing that.

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