memory usage, temporary and otherwise

Bruno Desthuilliers bdesth.quelquechose at
Wed Mar 3 22:47:55 CET 2010

Bruno Desthuilliers a écrit :
> mk a écrit :
>> So sys.getsizeof returns some 200MB for this dictionary. But according
>> to top RSS of the python process is 300MB. ps auxw says the same thing
>> (more or less).
>> Why the 50% overhead? 

Oh, and yes - the interpreter itself, the builtins, and all imported
modules also eat some space...


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