Assuming that I don't want to recompile Perl with -DDEBUGGING_MSTATS, what's the easiest way to determine memory usage on RH9 Linux (RAM and swap)? Is it to manually read the
I'm playing around with tail recursion techniques and it looks like goto &code is leaking memory. This appears to be a known issue, even though perl561delta lists this problem as fixed and I'm using 5.8.0 (yeah, I know. I need to upgrade).
Update: Eh, what the heck. This is a test box, so I'm upgrading to 5.9.1 and adding -DPERL_DEBUGGING_MSTATS anyway. Of course, reading the source reveals that the problem appears to be fixed, but we'll see.