zip() function troubles

Paul Rubin http
Fri Jul 27 01:44:22 CEST 2007

Istvan Albert <istvan.albert at> writes:
> exceeded 10 million the zip function slowed to a crawl. Note that
> there was memory available to store over 100 million items.

How many bytes is that?  Maybe the items (heap-allocated boxed
integers in your code example) are bigger than you expect.

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