jython memory usage

Robin Becker robin at jessikat.fsnet.co.uk
Wed Sep 4 13:10:07 EDT 2002

In article <3d76366a$1_5 at news.bluewin.ch>, Samuele Pedroni
<pedronis at bluewin.ch> writes
>From: Robin Becker <robin at jessikat.fsnet.co.uk>
>> A colleague has been running tests of reportlab under jython-2.1 several
>> of the tests use prodigious amounts of memory (one even failed). We're
>> using win2k+j2sdk1.4.0_01 as the jython engine.
>> Anyone know what sorts of things cause x10 memory usage? I find one
>> particular test needs more that 1Gb and then falls over for lack of
>> memory.
>That means you are running jyhton through:
>java -mx1024m  -cp ...jython.jar org.python.util.jython ...
>and it uses all that memory and would need more?
well actually we're running with the default jython.bat which doesn't
seem to specify a memory, 1Gig is probably the default or maybe I ran
out of page space. The python process never gets over 90Mb grrrhhhh.
Robin Becker

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