[Python-Dev] memory leaks in 2.2

David Ascher DavidA@ActiveState.com
Thu, 06 Dec 2001 16:56:46 -0800

Fredrik Lundh wrote:
> the drawback with "easily enough" is that you cannot resist
> modifying it -- so instead of learning how to use the tool you
> have in the best way, you end up hacking on the tool instead
> of doing more important work.

Indeed =)

> (fwiw, we're using a very slightly modified version of Ping's
> original one-day hack.  took a couple of months to find the
> right "use patterns", but now that we know how to use it in
> a way that fits our development process, I doubt you can
> find a "more usable" tool...)

FWIW, we used to use a fairly seriously modified version of Ping's
original one-day hack, and gave it up.  It was generating too much email
and the 'nosylist' concept wasn't working for us.  The more explicit
list management that bugzilla uses seems to work better for us.  YMMV.