[Python-Dev] memory leaks in 2.2

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Thu, 06 Dec 2001 08:30:58 -0500


> Can anyone lend a hand here?  Take a test, stick it in an infinite loop,
> watch your process size blow off the roof, then whittle the test down until
> the trigger becomes clear.  We found a very serious 2.2 leak today doing
> this to test_binop.py, and not even Guido (let alone God ...) knows how many
> more may be lurking.  It's not a Good Sign that test_binop has vanished from
> the list now but everything else is still there.

I'll take test_descr.py right now.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)