[Catalyst] Storing $c leaks memory?

Christopher H. Laco claco at chrislaco.com
Thu Aug 23 14:50:13 GMT 2007

Tobias Kremer wrote:
> While hunting down some memory leaks in my application I found that it's
> generally a bad idea to store $c in a class as this never gets cleared up
> completely, is that correct?
> =

I'd wager circular reference issue. Take a look into ACCEPT_CONTEXT

In short, if you're going to store a copy of $c in your classes, weaken
them first using Scalar::Util::weaken

Of course, I could be full of it. :-)


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