[issue1469] SSL tests leak memory

Guido van Rossum report at bugs.python.org
Tue Dec 11 00:17:09 CET 2007

Guido van Rossum added the comment:

> So, what's the final status of __del__ in py3K?  The other bit of leak
> is due to _real_close() not being called when a socket is dropped on the
> floor (say, you try to connect, fail, and raise the exception back to
> the caller, without ever explicitly calling close() on the opened
> socket).  It looks like the __del__ method in SSLSocket isn't being called.

There are no current plans to change __del__ in Py3k.

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