[Python-Dev] Making weakref callbacks safe in cyclic gc

Tim Peters tim at zope.com
Tue Nov 18 10:18:48 EST 2003

[Tim, on <http://www.python.org/sf/843455?]
> ...
> I haven't yet been able to convince myself that the following does or
> does not have a slow memory leak after the patch ...

It doesn't -- when I got up today, it was still chugging along, and was
using less memory than when I went to sleep.  If it weren't for that I was
running it on a Win98SE box, we could conclude that cyclic trash is now
collected faster than it's generated <wink>.

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