[Bioperl-l] malloc errors while using Bio::SeqIO?

Dave Messina David.Messina at sbc.su.se
Sat Aug 9 08:58:56 EDT 2008

>  I seem to vaguely recall that even if perl free()'s memory that doesn't
> necessarily mean that the memory is returned to the OS for the runtime of
> the program

I believe that's correct.

> What OS are you on? I'm running perl 5.8.6 on OS X 10.4.11 intel.

perl 5.10 or 5.8.8 on OS X 10.5.4 Intel.


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