[Python-Dev] Memory Allocator Part 2: Did I get it right?
"Martin v. Löwis"
martin at v.loewis.de
Wed Feb 16 08:50:51 CET 2005
Tim Peters wrote:
> I'm not certain it is acceptable to make this assumption. Why is it
> not possible to use the same approach that was previously used (i.e.
> leak the arenas array)?
> Do you have something else in mind? I'll talk with Martin about it if
> he still wants to. Martin, this miserable code must die!
That's fine with me. I meant what I said: "I'm not certain". The patch
original claimed that it cannot possibly preserve this feature, and
I felt that this claim was incorrect - indeed, Evan then understood
the feature, and made it possible.
I can personally accept breaking the code that still relies on the
invalid APIs. The only problem is that it is really hard to determine
whether some code *does* violate the API usage.
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