[snake-farm] Re: [Python-Dev] Snake farm

Martin v. Loewis martin@v.loewis.de
11 Nov 2002 19:22:30 +0100

Tim Peters <tim.one@comcast.net> writes:

> In 2.3,  PyMem_NEW resolves to malloc() in a release build, but not a debug
> build (in a debug build, all Python memory API calls go through pymalloc).
> This may be vaguely <wink> relevant, since Marc said
>     This doesn't happen if either --without-pymalloc or --with-pydebug
>     is given.

To summarize your analysis: In Marc's build, malloc is being called
directly, for PyMem_NEW. Right?