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hash memory usage?

by pileofrogs (Priest)
on May 10, 2007 at 21:33 UTC ( #614765=perlquestion: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

pileofrogs has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

Is there a way to find out how much memory a hash is consuming? Preferably a fast way?

I don't want to know how many elements the hash has ( scalar(keys(%hash))), I want to know how much memory it consumes. If there is a way to find this without iterating through the entire hash that would be best.

I tried to RTFM, but I didn't find this info. If this is somewhere obvious and I missed it, please tell me where I should have looked.

Thanks!
-Pileofrogs

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Re: hash memory usage?
by duff (Parson) on May 10, 2007 at 21:43 UTC

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