[pypy-issue] [issue878] too many open files

yasirs tracker at bugs.pypy.org
Fri Sep 23 00:34:54 CEST 2011

yasirs <yasir.suhail at gmail.com> added the comment:

>> If the GC is supposed to work differently, perhaps the distribute or 
>> need to be re-written to close files as they go? This is the traceback

>Yes, they do; this is not, however, pypy's problem. :)

Only as much as the standard package manager and installer doesn't work with 
pypy in some cases. Just perusing the setuptools code, it seems that they are 
closing files so I don't think it is that simple. Can anyone reproduce this 

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