[Python-bugs-list] Reuben Sumner: Py_REF_COUNT (PR#43)
Fri, 30 Jul 1999 13:53:02 -0400 (EDT)
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Date: Tue, 20 Jul 1999 10:53:34 +0300
From: Reuben Sumner <email@example.com>
I posted a message through DejaNews which didn't seem to propogate (at
least it didn't reach here).
Try the following in a Python with Py_REF_DEBUG but without Py_TRACE_REFS
def __init__(self): pass
Stop it after a while and look at the reference count printed! Python
is not actually using all that memory though. With Py_TRACE_REFS things
are ok. I can't figure it out. The class instance dealloc routine is rather
With Py_TRACE_REFS some code of mine is doing some really bizarre things
but I would rather deal with one thing at a time.
Python version is 1.5.2 (tried on at least two platforms, both using gcc)
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