Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Perl-Sensitive Sunglasses
 
PerlMonks  

Re^2: Mini-Tutorial: Perl's Memory Management

by oha (Friar)
on Oct 28, 2009 at 13:36 UTC ( #803675=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Mini-Tutorial: Perl's Memory Management
in thread Mini-Tutorial: Perl's Memory Management

I personally think that just givin a brief preamble on what are the differences between "freed" and "cleared" as for "end" and "exit" would make the document very usefull.


Comment on Re^2: Mini-Tutorial: Perl's Memory Management
Re^3: Mini-Tutorial: Perl's Memory Management
by kyle (Abbot) on Oct 28, 2009 at 13:53 UTC

    I agree, this would be much improved by some definitions. I read a lot of it thinking, "what is meant by 'free' here?".

    I think often times when questions about memory arise, a focus of interest is on when and how memory is returned to the operating system. That's probably a distinction made in here somewhere, but it would be better if that distinction were explicit.

Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://803675]
help
Chatterbox?
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others browsing the Monastery: (7)
As of 2014-12-26 20:00 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?

    Is guessing a good strategy for surviving in the IT business?





    Results (175 votes), past polls