What is heating the memory here? hashlib?

INADA Naoki songofacandy at gmail.com
Sun Feb 14 04:49:51 EST 2016


tracemalloc module may help you to investigate leaks.
2016/02/14 午後4:05 "Paulo da Silva" <p_s_d_a_s_i_l_v_a_ns at netcabo.pt>:

> I was unable to reproduce the situation using a simple program just
> walking through all files>4K, with or without the seek, and computing
> their shasums.
> Only some fluctuations of about 500MB in memory consumption.
>
> I'll look at this when I get more time, taking in consideration the
> suggestions here posted.
>
> For the time being, my work is done. With a small buffer size (16k) the
> results produced were correct and no memory was leaked!
>
> If I can find any explanation (if not embarrassing :-) ), I'll post it
> here.
>
> Thank you all.
> Paulo
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