No, Zope does little if anything to control the amount of memory it
uses. If it did, we wouldn't see MemoryErrors ;-)
By "Zope" i meant the process running zope (i agree that Zope does not
track process memory utilization!).
Answering a question I haven't asked isn't helpful...
What do you want Zope to do at this point?
Start dumping objects out of the ZODB object cache when it reaches a
certain memory limit, preferably configurable in zope.conf.
There is already a way to control (within limits) the number of objects
in the ZODB cache, so you must be referring to something else? (ie. a
way to control memory eating 'dodgy' scripts?).
Number and size have little to do with each other...
I've always wanted there to be a memory-size based limit on object cache
which is maintained throughout a transaction, not just at transaction
However, that is hard to do...
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