script uses up all memory

Kent Engström kent at
Fri Mar 14 15:10:07 CET 2014

Larry Martell <larry.martell at> writes:
> I figured out what is causing this. Each pass through the loop it does:
> = Tool.objects.filter(ip__isnull=False)
> And that is what is causing the memory consumption. If I move that
> outside the loop and just do that once the memory issue goes away. Now
> I need to figure out why this is happening and how to prevent it as
> they do want to query the db each pass through the loop in case it has
> been updated.

Django saves a copy of every executed SQL query if it is in debug mode
(if the DEBUG setting is true). See

/ Kent Engström, Lysator

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