Memory Usage

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at
Mon Jan 24 09:19:13 EST 2005

"rbt" wrote:

> For example, say I have the same Python script running on two WinXP computers that both have 
> Python 2.4.0. One computer has 256 MB of Ram while the other has 2 GB of Ram. On the machine with 
> less Ram, the process takes about 1 MB of Ram. On the machine with more Ram, it uses 9 MB of Ram.
> Is this normal and expected behavior?

1 MB sounds low, 9 MB sounds more reasonable for a script that uses a few mega-
bytes of data.  what tool are you using to determine the process size?


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