MemoryError c/vcompiler.h:745: Fatal Python error (Psycopg2)

Luis P. Mendes luislupeXXX at gmailXXX.com
Sun Jun 21 15:23:43 CEST 2009


Sun, 21 Jun 2009 13:04:59 +0000, Lie Ryan escreveu:

> Luis P. Mendes wrote:
>> Hi,
>> 
>> I have a program that uses a lot of resources: memory and cpu but it
>> never returned this error before with other loads:
>> 
>> """
>> MemoryError
>> c/vcompiler.h:745: Fatal Python error: psyco cannot recover from the
>> error above
>> Aborted
>> """
>> The last time I checked physical RAM while the script was running, it
>> was used in about 75% and there is no reason (based in other runs of
>> the program) for it to surpass 80% (maximum).
>> 
>> $ python -V
>> Python 2.5.2
>> 
>> Pyscopg2 is version 2.0.8
>> 
>> I use Linux, Kernel 2.6.24.5-smp #2 SMP with a Core2 CPU T5500  @
>> 1.66GHz and 3GB of RAM
>> 
>> I could not find this error.  What does this mean?
>> 
>> Is this a bug of Python? of Psycopg2?
>> 
>> Luis
> 
> Have you tried running without psyco? Psyco increases memory usage quite
> significantly.
> 
> If it runs well without psyco, you can try looking at your code and
> selectively psyco parts that need the speed boost the most.

I really need Psyco (use version 1.6 - forgot to mention earlier) to 
speed up the code.
The part that consumes more memory is the one that needs Psyco the most.

Luis



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