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Aristotle Pagaltzis
September 2, 2011 08:18
Re: The future of POSIX in core
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* Nicholas Clark <> [2011-09-02 16:10]:
> Which it still does. Previously via AutoLoader (in that the
> rarely-to-never used functions sit on disk, taking up no
> memory), now via a custom AUTOLOAD routine (which I suspect
> means that they actually take up more memory now)

On the order of a few kilobytes: a handful of strings inside of
a hash. OTOH if was the only code in some program that
used AutoLoader (fairly likely) then that no longer needs to be
loaded, which saves a few hundred kilobytes and tips the balance
far into net gain territory.

Aristotle Pagaltzis // <>

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