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Re: Thread-Tie-0.01

Nick Ing-Simmons
August 13, 2002 13:35
Re: Thread-Tie-0.01
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Elizabeth Mattijsen <> writes:
>At 04:59 PM 8/12/02 +0100, Nick Ing-Simmons wrote:
>> >I'm not sure I'm following you here...  Could you elaborate?
>>tie @tied_array;  # 10000 elements say
>>foreach my $value (@tied_array)  # 10000 extra SVs tied to elements
>>  {
>>   print $value;
>>  }  # all freed here
>>foreach my $i (0..$#tied_array)
>>  {
>>   my $value = $tied_array[$i];   # Just one extra SV tied to an element
>>   print $value;
>>  } # free'd / reused here
> From Arthur's description I got the impression that there wouldn't be any 
>difference in these approaches.  Both will do a FETCH and store it in an SV 
>associated with the element.  It's just that in the first case this happens 
>when building the list in foreach(), the second it is when fetching it 
>inside the loop.
>Am I reading Arthur's explanation the wrong way then?

There need only be one "slave element" SV per array - the "slaves" are not 
stored in the 'local' array - just returned by FETCH.

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