Perfect, somehow I wasn't 100% sure of this fact but suspected it might be like this.
What you just wrote is probably described in either the Tutorial or Application Development document but I think it could not hurt to mention something about it here: http://software-lab.de/doc/ref.html#external as it might be of interest in any kind of situation where forking occurs. On Mon, Jul 11, 2011 at 1:53 PM, Alexander Burger <a...@software-lab.de>wrote: > On Mon, Jul 11, 2011 at 07:31:11AM +0200, Alexander Burger wrote: > > In fact, _each_ external symbol is kept in memory after it is accessed > > the first time. It is removed from memory only if > > > > 1. it is not referred to (directly or indirectly) > > 2. it is not dirty (modified or deleted) > > (2) is only until the next (commit), of course. > -- > UNSUBSCRIBE: mailto:email@example.com?subject=Unsubscribe >