memory overhead using from-import?

Erik Max Francis max at alcyone.com
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.

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