[Chicago-talk] linked list of object
andy at petdance.com
Wed Nov 9 12:57:00 PST 2005
On Wed, Nov 09, 2005 at 02:36:35PM -0600, Andy_Bach at wiwb.uscourts.gov (Andy_Bach at wiwb.uscourts.gov) wrote:
> (yes, the next() method returns the next object). Just looking at some
> code where they undef() the global pointer before appending a new list and
> got to wondering if GC would be then able to recover the 'orphaned'
> objects. The first on the list won't have an refs so it can go and so the
> 2nd ... etc. Just wondering if this *not* a good idea or what a way to
> examine the memory overhead.
As long as they're not linking to each other in a circle, then yes, GC
should pick 'em all up.
Andy Lester => andy at petdance.com => www.petdance.com => AIM:petdance
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