zip() function troubles

Istvan Albert istvan.albert at
Fri Jul 27 15:24:24 CEST 2007

On Jul 27, 2:16 am, "Terry Reedy" <tjre... at> wrote:

> References are not objects.

yes this a valid objection,

but in all fairness the example in the original post operates on
comparably sized objects and also exhibited unexpected performance

as it turns out the garbage collection is the culprit, I never used to
have to care about gc (and that's great!), but now that I'm that I'm
shuffling 1Gb chunks I have to be more careful.



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