[Melbourne-pm] Perl garbage collection behaviour

Harley Mackenzie hjm at bigpond.com
Tue Aug 23 23:44:41 PDT 2005

>So, instead of a program which continually sleeps and wakes, why not make
>it a one-shot app and have task scheduler run it at the appropriate interval?

There is a lot of overhead with the startup of the application and it is polling about every 5 seconds so that approach is not practical for this application.



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