memory leak troubleshooting techniques

Martin v. Löwis martin at v.loewis.de
Tue Jul 29 06:37:15 CEST 2003


Adam Deutsch <adeutsch at kaval.com> writes:

> Is there any systematic method of determining how Python is using its
> allocated memory?

In the debug version, you can get a list of all objects through
sys.getobjects. In the non-debug version, you can get a list of all
container objects through gc.get_objects. Check whether these lists
are growing in size.

Regards,
Martin





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