[New-bugs-announce] [issue3541] bsddb memory leak on ubuntu

Kuang-che Wu report at bugs.python.org
Mon Aug 11 15:07:02 CEST 2008

New submission from Kuang-che Wu <kcwu at csie.org>:

On ubuntu, python 2.5.2.
The memory usage of following program is increasing infinitly. There may
be something leaking.

However, it only consumes constant memory on windows (python 2.5.2).

import bsddb
d = bsddb.hashopen('a.db', 'c')
while True:
    d = bsddb.hashopen('a.db')

components: Extension Modules
messages: 71013
nosy: kcwu
severity: normal
status: open
title: bsddb memory leak on ubuntu
type: resource usage
versions: Python 2.5

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