[Python-Dev] extremely slow exit for program having huge (45G) dict (python 2.5.2)
"Martin v. Löwis"
martin at v.loewis.de
Sun Dec 21 10:48:13 CET 2008
> It is likely that PyMalloc would be better with a way to disable the
> free()ing of empty arenas, or move to an arrangement where (like the
> various type free-lists in 2.6+) explicit action can force pruning of
> empty arenas - there are other usage patterns than yours which would
> benefit (performance wise) from not freeing arenas automatically.
Before such a mechanism is added, I'd like to establish for a fact
that this is an actual problem.
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