[AstroPy] PyFITS and mmap

James Turner jturner@gemini....
Fri Sep 23 10:40:37 CDT 2011


> Technically, when reading pieces of a mmap'd file into physical RAM,
> swapping is *exactly* what's going on, just not to/from your OS's main
> pagefile :)

Right, but I was talking about forcing/encouraging the OS to swap other
stuff out, which is often a nuisance for the user.

Thanks!

James.


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