Total maximal size of data

AlexM anm12345 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 25 21:15:09 CET 2010


On Jan 25, 2:03 pm, "Diez B. Roggisch" <de... at nospam.web.de> wrote:
> Am 25.01.10 20:39, schrieb AlexM:
>
> > On Jan 25, 1:23 pm, "Diez B. Roggisch"<de... at nospam.web.de>  wrote:
> >> Am 25.01.10 20:05, schrieb Alexander Moibenko:
>
> >>> I have a simple question to which I could not find an answer.
> >>> What is the total maximal size of list including size of its elements?
> >>> I do not like to look into python source.
>
> >> But it would answer that question pretty fast. Because then you'd see
> >> that all list-object-methods are defined in terms of Py_ssize_t, which
> >> is an alias for ssize_t of your platform. 64bit that should be a 64bit long.
>
> >> Diez
>
> > Then how do explain the program output?
>
> What exactly? That after 3GB it ran out of memory? Because you don't
> have 4GB memory available for processes.
>
> Diez

Did you see my posting?
....
Here is what I get on 32-bit architecture:
cat /proc/meminfo
MemTotal:      8309860 kB
MemFree:       5964888 kB
Buffers:         84396 kB
Cached:         865644 kB
SwapCached:          0 kB
.....

I have more than 5G in memory not speaking of swap space.



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