[Numpy-discussion] memory usage

Huang-Wen Chen hwchen.mailman@gmail....
Tue Oct 14 20:24:34 CDT 2008


Robert Kern wrote:
>> from numpy import *
>> for i in range(1000):
>>   a = random.randn(512**2)
>>   b = a.argsort(kind='quick')
>
> Can you try upgrading to numpy 1.2.0? On my machine with numpy 1.2.0
> on OS X, the memory usage is stable.
>   
I tried the code fragment on two platforms and the memory usage is also 
normal.

1. numpy 1.1.1, python 2.5.1 on Vista 32bit
2. numpy 1.2.0, python 2.6 on RedHat 64bit


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