[Python-Dev] ast status, memory leaks, etc

Steve Holden steve at holdenweb.com
Mon Nov 21 05:07:45 CET 2005

Neal Norwitz wrote:

> To give you an example, I ran the entire regression suite through
> Valgrind after configuring --without-pymalloc.  I only found 3
> additional problems in new code.  There was also one problem in older
> code (Python/modsupport.c).
> The big benefit of running with pymalloc is that it only takes about
> 1.25 to 1.50 hours to run on my box.  When running without pymalloc, I
> estimate it takes about 5 times longer.  Plus it requires a lot of
> extra work since I need to run the tests in batches.  I only have 1 GB
> of RAM and it takes a lot more than that when running without
> pymalloc.
Is there maybe a machine in the SourceForge compile farm that could be
used for this work?

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