[triangle-zpug] why is this using a lot of memory?
Joseph Mack NA3T
jmack at wm7d.net
Tue Mar 25 15:23:56 UTC 2008
intervals=10000000 #some large number
for x in range(0, intervals):
(I get the same result whether running interactive or from a
file with the above code)
For a sufficiently large value of "intervals" the program
exits immediately with a MemoryError. For slightly smaller
values, the program takes up most of the memory of the
machine. I would have thought that you'd only be allocating
a couple of variables. What am I missing? Am I allocating an
"intervals" number of something, rather than a single
variable with a large value?
Joseph Mack NA3T EME(B,D), FM05lw North Carolina
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