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Total size of Python objects
from __future__ import unicode_literals
from sys import getsizeof, stderr
from itertools import chain
from collections import deque
from reprlib import repr
except ImportError:
def total_size(o, handlers={}, verbose=False):
""" Returns the approximate memory footprint an object and all of its contents.
Automatically finds the contents of the following builtin containers and
their subclasses: tuple, list, deque, dict, set and frozenset.
To search other containers, add handlers to iterate over their contents:
handlers = {SomeContainerClass: iter,
OtherContainerClass: OtherContainerClass.get_elements}
dict_handler = lambda d: chain.from_iterable(d.items())
all_handlers = {tuple: iter,
list: iter,
deque: iter,
dict: dict_handler,
set: iter,
frozenset: iter,
all_handlers.update(handlers) # user handlers take precedence
seen = set() # track which object id's have already been seen
default_size = getsizeof(0) # estimate sizeof object without __sizeof__
def sizeof(o):
if id(o) in seen: # do not double count the same object
return 0
s = getsizeof(o, default_size)
if verbose:
print(s, type(o), repr(o), file=stderr)
for typ, handler in all_handlers.items():
if isinstance(o, typ):
s += sum(map(sizeof, handler(o)))
return s
return sizeof(o)
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