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H.Merijn Brand
October 16, 2004 05:11
Re: Memory leak
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On Fri 15 Oct 2004 22:32, (PerlDiscuss - Perl Newsgroups and mailing lists) wrote:
> I need to embed Perl function in C program running as a daemon on Linux
> and Solaris. What it needs is to do pattern matching in Perl while it is

If pattern matching is your only goal, why not use PCRE?

> difficult in C. However, frequently calling either of functions eval_pv or
> perl_run would keep increasing the size of process. How come these
> functions don't release memory they use. I wonder if this is an existing
> bug in Perl5 or there is a smart way to handle this. Please help.

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