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Author loewis
Recipients loewis, pitrou, sable
Date 2008-08-08.22:46:50
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I cannot quite see why the problem is serious: even though the memory is
not returned to the system, it will be swapped out to the swap file, so
it doesn't consume any real memory (just swap space).

I don't think Python should integrate a separate malloc implementation.
Instead, Python's own memory allocate (obmalloc) should be changed to
directly use the virtual memory interfaces of the operating system (i.e.
mmap), bypassing the malloc of the C library.

So I'm -1 on this patch.
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2008-08-08 22:46:51loewissetrecipients: + loewis, pitrou, sable
2008-08-08 22:46:51loewissetmessageid: <>
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