[Numpy-discussion] memmap limits

Mathew Yeates mat.yeates@gmail....
Wed Nov 18 17:50:33 CST 2009


for a 64 bit machine does this mean I am limited to 4 GB?

-Mathew

On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 3:48 PM, Robert Kern <robert.kern@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 17:43, Mathew Yeates <mat.yeates@gmail.com> wrote:
> > What limits are there on file size when using memmap?
>
> With a modern filesystem, usually you are only limited to the amount
> of contiguous free space in your process's current address space.
>
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