[Python-Dev] Re: [Python-checkins] python/dist/src/Objects typeobject.c,2.242,2.243

Michael Hudson mwh at python.net
Mon Aug 11 14:41:05 EDT 2003

Michael Hudson <mwh at python.net> writes:

> mwh at users.sourceforge.net writes:
>> Update of /cvsroot/python/python/dist/src/Objects
>> In directory sc8-pr-cvs1:/tmp/cvs-serv29176
>> Modified Files:
>> 	typeobject.c 
>> Log Message:
>> /* XXX From here until type is allocated, "return NULL" leaks bases! */
>> Sure looks like it to me! <wink>
>> When I run the leak2.py script I posted to python-dev, I only see
>> three reference leaks in all of test_descr.  When I run
>> test_descr.test_main, I still see 46 leaks.  This clearly demands
>> posting a yelp to python-dev :-)

This turns out to be at least something of a false alarm.  The details
are boring (and are due to test_descr doing funky things with

Sorry for the noise.


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