daniel.wheeler at nist.gov
Tue Dec 21 20:37:26 CET 2004
I'm on a linux platform and looking in proc/pid/status. Using top shows
the same problem.
I've actually just found the c routine where the memory is leaking by
the painstaking process of
taking the difference between memory consumption before and after each
python routine. I guess
that memory leaks that are not associated with python dangling
references are nearly always in the
underlying c code.
Also, does anyone know of some good memory diagnostic tools for python,
maybe even a GUI.
I am currently using some pulled from various webpages:
On Dec 21, 2004, at 12:18 PM, Stephen Kellett wrote:
> In message <mailman.8186.1103648091.5135.python-list at python.org>,
> Daniel Wheeler <daniel.wheeler at nist.gov> writes
>> However, I would like to understand first if pure python can leak
>> without the reference count increasing?
> How are you determining that used memory is increasing?
> Stephen Kellett
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