Python not giving free memory back to the os get's me in real problems ...

Grant Edwards grante at
Thu Apr 26 15:41:56 CEST 2007

On 2007-04-26, Martin v. Löwis <martin at> wrote:
>> I'm a bit fuzzy on this, but I don't think there _is_ a
>> practical way to "return memory to the OS" in many OSes.
> That's not true at all. Most C libraries these days manage
> to return memory to the operating system.


Thanks for providing a real answer.  Like I said in my post, my
information wasn't very current.

Grant Edwards                   grante             Yow! Uh-oh!!  I'm having
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