From: Stefan van der Walt <stefan@su...>  20061115 20:52:20

On Wed, Nov 15, 2006 at 02:33:52PM 0600, Robert Kern wrote: > Mathew Yeates wrote: > > Hi > > I'm running a 64 bit Python 2.5 on an x86 with Solaris. I have a=20 > > function I call over 2^32 times and eventually I run out of memory. > >=20 > > The function is > > def make_B(deltadates): > > numcols=3Ddeltadates.shape[0] > > B=3Dnumpy.zeros((numcols,numcols)) > > for ind in range(0,numcols): #comment out this loop and all is go= od > > B[ind,0:numcols] =3D deltadates[0:numcols] > > return B > >=20 > >=20 > > If I comment out the loop lines, my memory is okay. I'm guessing that= a=20 > > reference is being added to "deltadates" and that the reference count= is=20 > > going above 2^32 and reseting. Anybody have any ideas about how I can= =20 > > cure this? Is Numpy increasing the reference count here? >=20 > Can you give us a small but complete and selfcontained script that dem= onstrates > the problem? I think this might be related to ticket #378: http://projects.scipy.org/scipy/numpy/ticket/378 Cheers St=E9fan 