Author ebfe
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Date 2012-11-02.14:48:14
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In any strategy only a heuristic could be used in order to decide wether or not it's safe to raise MemoryError. How exactly is memory pressure expected for x=[2]*200 but not for x=2*200 ?

I don't think a new function could ultimatly achieve it's goal. If MemoryError occurs, all bets are off. Shutting down as fast as possible is the best we could do, if requested.
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