[erlang-questions] gen_server state is not released for gc

Max Lapshin <>
Fri Jan 13 23:11:14 CET 2012


I thought, that calling gc will be a problem:


A = crypto:rand_bytes(1024*1024*1024),
erlang:garbagecollect(),
{reply, ok, State}


Will gc free A? I think that no, because A is still used in the place,
where gc is called. Am I right?



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