[Numpy-discussion] memmap limits

Francesc Alted faltet at pytables.org
Fri Nov 20 05:00:50 EST 2009

A Thursday 19 November 2009 00:48:13 Robert Kern escrigué:
> On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 17:43, Mathew Yeates <mat.yeates at gmail.com> wrote:
> > What limits are there on file size when using memmap?
> With a modern filesystem, usually you are only limited to the amount
> of contiguous free space in your process's current address space.

This is usually the same than your available virtual memory, that is, your 
amount of RAM + the amount of SWAP space.

Francesc Alted

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