GC module provides an interface to Ruby's mark and sweep garbage collection mechanism. Some of the underlying methods are also available via the
trueif garbage collection was already disabled.
GC.disable → false GC.disable → true
trueif garbage collection was disabled.
GC.disable → false GC.enable → true GC.enable → false
GC.start → nil
include GC garbage_collect → nil
Extracted from the book "Programming Ruby - The Pragmatic Programmer's Guide"
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