[New-bugs-announce] [issue27151] multiprocessing.Process leaves read pipes open (Process.sentinel)

Roman Bolshakov report at bugs.python.org
Sun May 29 06:59:54 EDT 2016

New submission from Roman Bolshakov:

There's no code that closes read pipe(Process.sentinel) when a Process is joined. That creates issues in long running programs as the pipe's file descriptors are effectively leaked.

components: Library (Lib)
files: leak.py
messages: 266598
nosy: Roman Bolshakov
priority: normal
severity: normal
status: open
title: multiprocessing.Process leaves read pipes open (Process.sentinel)
type: resource usage
versions: Python 3.3, Python 3.4, Python 3.5
Added file: http://bugs.python.org/file43046/leak.py

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