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Author Kurt.Rose
Recipients Kurt.Rose, ronaldoussoren
Date 2014-01-31.22:50:41
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The documentation in the resource module for get_page_size() is incorrect.

Returns the number of bytes in a system page. (This need not be the same as the hardware page size.) This function is useful for determining the number of bytes of memory a process is using. The third element of the tuple returned by getrusage() describes memory usage in pages; multiplying by page size produces number of bytes.

On Linux, the value returned in getrusage().ru_maxrss is in kilobytes.  On OS-X it is in bytes.  Ideally, this could be put into the documentation, but at least remove the inaccurate recommendation to multiply maxrss by page size :-)
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