Huuuuge memory leak (third attempt)
fredrik at pythonware.com
Mon Feb 19 04:03:43 EST 2001
jurgen.defurne at philips.com wrote:
> I would urge everybody who runs Python 2.0 under Windows NT,
> to try the following script:
It's not leaking memory, it's leaking processes. By design.
On my old slow Windows box, your program creates 50 new pro-
cesses per second. Each process needs about 0.12 CPU seconds
to finish. Each Python process uses around 800k of non-shared
memory. You can figure the rest out yourself...
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