[Python-Dev] refleak hunting fun!

Tim Peters tim.one at comcast.net
Fri Aug 15 11:55:45 EDT 2003

[Michael Hudson]
> Well, wasting everyone else's time was the point of that posting
> <evil cackle>.
> Actually, finding these suckers requires a blend of knowledge, tool
> smithing, intuition and downright guesswork that's actually quite
> entertaining (in a screamingly geeky fashion, of course).

Yup!  I played with test_complex as a break from some crushingly boring
"real work".  I'm still not sure why leaks in Python are usually so much
easier to nail than leaks in Zope.  It could be just because a Zope test
sucks in a hundred thousand lines of Zope stuff no matter simple it is.

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