[Perl] delete hash key

Pinkhas Nisanov nisanov at netvision.net.il
Sun Oct 13 10:21:33 PDT 2002


Last pm meeting Shlomo said that "delete" function on
some hash key will not free memory allocated for this
key's value ( Shlomo said he is not sure for it ) and
garbage collector will free memory only when hole hash
will undef.
Does anyone know how it really works?

Pinkhas Nisanov

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