[SciPy-user] RE : Re: RE : Re: How to free unused memory by Python

Gael Varoquaux gael.varoquaux@normalesup....
Mon Aug 27 09:02:35 CDT 2007

On Mon, Aug 27, 2007 at 03:59:13PM +0200, Robert VERGNES wrote:
>    something like lists not being carbage collected ? strange...

No, juste references lying around because of magic variables.

Can you ran your tests in a script to check for this, rather than an
interactiv environment (I would do so, but I do not know how you test for
used memory).


>    Gael Varoquaux <gael.varoquaux@normalesup.org> a ecrit :

>      Could it be due to some stored variable. In the Python interpretor "_"
>      is
>      the last answer, so the last answer does not get garbage collected.
>      There
>      might be other "jokes" lying around.

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