Program uses twice as much memory in Python 3.6 than in Python 3.5

Chris Angelico rosuav at
Mon Mar 27 20:12:58 EDT 2017

On Tue, Mar 28, 2017 at 11:00 AM, Chris Angelico <rosuav at> wrote:
> In any case, I've installed nvidia-opencl-dev and it seems to be
> happy. How long should I expect this to run for?
> Now testing under CPython 3.7.

It ran for about 14 minutes, then memory usage spiked and went into
the page file. Used roughly 8GB of RAM prior to that point, I think?
Unfortunately, I don't think my hard disk is fast enough for this to
run through the page file in any reasonable time.


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