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I can run this for as long as I like:

#! /usr/bin/perl use strict; use warnings; use threads; print "threads: ", $threads::VERSION; print "perl: ", $]; my @child; my @list = 1 .. 100; while (1) { my @child = map threads->create("test","$_"), @list; $_->join for @child; } sub test { my ($item) = @_; }

And the memory usage is rock steady. And that has been true for a long time.

So, what does that tell you?

Your knowledge is out of date. Your platform--be it the pthreads or memory management or whatever--has an underlying problem that cannot be directly addressed by, nor attributed to, Perl. So stop doing that.

BTW: Your "simple reusable threads demo", is way overcomplicated. And always was.


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In reply to Re^2: Strange memory leak using just threads by BrowserUk
in thread Strange memory leak using just threads by MnkyBrain

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