[Python-Dev] Big trouble in CVS Python
Mon, 14 Apr 2003 07:36:59 +0100
"Tim Peters" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> That was my excited guess, until I looked at LOAD_CONST <wink>. Calls are
> such an elaborate dance that the refcount on this puppy gets as high as 7.
> The problem actually occurred when the refcount was at its peak, due to an
> erroneous decref in handle_range_longs(). At that point the refcount fell
> to 6, and the remaining 6(!) decrefs all looked correct.
It seems to me that this would have been found much more easily if
floats didn't have a free list anymore...
I don't remember any dirty green trousers.
-- Ian Jackson, ucam.chat