[New-bugs-announce] [issue3245] Memory leak on OS X

Edward Langley report at bugs.python.org
Mon Jun 30 21:24:56 CEST 2008


New submission from Edward Langley <fiddler.wo.a.roof+python at gmail.com>:

On OS X 10.5.3 the default python has a mild memory leak.
sample session:

% python -S
Python 2.5.1 (r251:54863, Apr 15 2008, 22:57:26) 
[GCC 4.0.1 (Apple Inc. build 5465)] on darwin
>>> 

<switch terminals>

% leaks Python
Process 2357: 572 nodes malloced for 1031 KB
Process 2357: 1 leak for 16 total leaked bytes.
...

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components: Macintosh
messages: 69016
nosy: fiddlerwoaroof
severity: normal
status: open
title: Memory leak on OS X
type: performance
versions: Python 2.5

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