psyco out of memory

Michael Hudson mwh at
Thu Aug 5 20:29:05 CEST 2004

Ivan Voras <ivoras at> writes:

> I have this simple *dumb* benchmark-like program:
> #import psyco
> #psyco.full()
> d = 0.0
> for i in xrange(1000000000):
>      d += i
> print d
> I though I'd use it to try out psyco, but no, when I enable the first
> two lines, python core-dumps:
> Fatal Python error: psyco: out of memory
> Abort (core dumped)

Hum.  Are you using the ivm or the x86 backend?

Also, you might have better luck just using range()...


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