[Python-Dev] refleak hunting fun!

Michael Hudson mwh at python.net
Thu Aug 14 18:54:45 EDT 2003

Michael Hudson <mwh at python.net> writes:

> Finding out which of the flat-file style tests in test_types is
> leaking is not going to be fun...

Binary chop got there:

>>> a = []
[25139 refs]
>>> a[:] = a
[25140 refs]
>>> a[:] = a
[25141 refs]


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