Slow output

MRAB python at
Wed Jun 27 20:06:08 CEST 2012

On 27/06/2012 18:33, subhabangalore at wrote:
> Dear Group,
> I am Sri Subhabrata Banerjee writing from India. I am running a small
> program which exploits around 12 1 to 2 KB .txt files. I am using MS
> Windows XP Service Pack 3 and Python 2.6 where IDLE is GUI. The text
> is plain ASCII text. The RAM of the machine is around 2 GB. To run
> the program the machine is becoming dead slow and it is executing
> only after several minutes. I am shocked as I have run hugely loaded
> Statistical Learning stuff only on 516MB RAM on Python using Windows
> XP only. And that too on a laptop. I am not getting. I discussed the
> issue with my system administrator and he increased the RAM to 8GB
> result improved by 30% but not satisfactory speed. May any one
> suggest me what may be the likely issue?
Could you post the program here (you say that it's small) so that we
can see what you're trying to do.

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