Garbage collection of binaries
Fri Oct 17 11:07:50 CEST 2003
James Hague wrote:
> One hacky solution is to call erlang:garbage_collect all over the place,
Destruct the last known reference to the binary, then call garbage_collect.
That's not too yucky: the code that's responsible for the binary is also
responsible for the clean-up.
I'm somewhat surprised that GC doesn't kick in. It should. The binary is
taking up lots of memory.
> Any other workarounds?
I'd recommend Sean's solution. Processes are cheap after all.
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