"High water" Memory fragmentation still a thing?

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Mon Oct 6 19:10:46 CEST 2014

dieter wrote:
> As you see from the description, memory compaction presents a heavy burden
> for all extension writers.

Particularly because many CPython extensions are actually interfaces to pre-existing libraries. To leverage the system's facilities CPython has to follow the system's conventions, which memory compaction would break.

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