How to get memory size/usage of python object
siona at chiark.greenend.org.uk
Wed Jan 9 18:16:21 CET 2008
Santiago Romero <sromero at gmail.com> wrote:
> Is there a way to check the REAL size in memory of a python object?
> Something like
>> print sizeof(mylist)
> [ ... ]
Would you care to precisely define "REAL size" first? Consider:
>>> atuple = (1, 2)
>>> mylist = [(0, 0), atuple]
Should sizeof(mylist) include sizeof(atuple) ?
>>> del atuple
What about now, when mylist has the only reference to the (1, 2)
object that also used to be referred to as atuple?
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