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

Gael Varoquaux gael.varoquaux@normalesup....
Fri Aug 31 06:51:25 CDT 2007

On Fri, Aug 31, 2007 at 01:49:10PM +0200, Robert VERGNES wrote:
>    Used memory in linux or windows is displayed on by the windows task
>    manager ( win) (ctrl+alt+del) or by the system memory manager (or Task
>    Manager) ( depending on your linux version i Think). So you can see how
>    much ofyour physical memory is used while running progs.

>    So apprently gc cannot redeem memory to the OS... so it seems without
>    solution for the moment - apart from out-process the task which load
>    memory too much. And kill it each it when it has done its work so the
>    memory is given back to the OS.

>    Any other ideas ?

Use python 2.5, where this problem is solved ?


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