Memory allocation problem with python 2.4.3

Chris Mellon arkanes at gmail.com
Mon Apr 9 19:41:32 CEST 2007


On 4/9/07, Dennis Lee Bieber <wlfraed at ix.netcom.com> wrote:
> On 9 Apr 2007 04:12:59 -0700, "Brice-Olivier Demory"
> <bodemory at gmail.com> declaimed the following in comp.lang.python:
>
>
> > Nothing indicates a lack of memory.
>
>         No? I'd consider a machine with only 23MB free rather heavily used
> (especially when it starts with over 700MB).
>
>         OTOH, I have no idea what this C-library function seeks to perform,
> so my comment could just be a wild-goose...
>

That's physical ram, note that there's lots of swap space left. What
seems more likely is that the virtual memory space of the process is
being exhausted.



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