memory overhead using from-import?

Erik Max Francis max at
Mon Dec 22 02:37:29 CET 2003

William Trenker wrote:

> Ah.  So using the "ps" command (on Linux) to inspect the process's
> virtual memory size may not show me if memory for dereferenced objects
> is being freed for re-use within python's execution environment?

That's correct.  This is really true of any application.

 __ Erik Max Francis && max at &&
/  \ San Jose, CA, USA && 37 20 N 121 53 W && &tSftDotIotE
\__/ He who laughs has not yet heard the bad news.
    -- Bertolt Brecht

More information about the Python-list mailing list