[issue2696] unicode string does not get freed --> memory leak?

Martin v. Löwis report at bugs.python.org
Sat Apr 26 12:35:10 CEST 2008

Martin v. Löwis <martin at v.loewis.de> added the comment:

This is a duplicate of issue 2321. There was no memory leak whatsoever,
instead, malloc just failed to return the memory returned to it (through
free(3)) to the operating system. Don't trust resident_size() to detect
memory leaks; that approach is fairly flawed.

nosy: +loewis
resolution:  -> duplicate
status: open -> closed

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