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Perl memory mapping


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Dec 28, 2007, 9:10 PM

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Perl memory mapping Can't Post

If I print a reference (to an object) I get back the usual


If I fork() first it get back the same thing but printed twice (once for each process).

My question is why are the memory locations the same even though they are two distinct objects in memory? If I modify an object in the child process the parent process object is not touched.

Obviously the memory location is specific to the process executing the code. Is it simply a "local" location in the symbol table?


Jan 28, 2008, 8:42 PM

Post #2 of 2 (1972 views)
Re: [breakerfall] Perl memory mapping [In reply to] Can't Post

hmm, can you please show me what exactly do you mean by "printed twice" when you fork


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