[Python-Dev] extremely slow exit for program having huge (45G) dict (python 2.5.2)

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Sat Dec 20 20:45:11 CET 2008


Steven D'Aprano <steve <at> pearwood.info> writes:
> 
> In November 2007, a similar problem was reported on the comp.lang.python 
> newsgroup. 370MB was large enough to demonstrate the problem. I don't 
> know if a bug was ever reported.

Do you still reproduce it on trunk?
I've tried your scripts on my machine and they work fine, even if I leave
garbage collecting enabled during the process.
(dual core 64-bit machine but in 32-bit mode)





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