[Python-Dev] Problems with the Python Memory Manager

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Thu Nov 24 10:59:57 CET 2005

Martin v. Löwis wrote:

> That the code is complex would not so much be a problem: we often
> analyse complex code here. It is a problem that the code is not
> available, and it would be a problem if the problem was not
> reproducable even if you had the code (i.e. if the problem would
> sometimes occur, but not the next day when you ran it again).

You can get the version of scipy_core just before the fix that Travis

  svn co -r 1488 http://svn.scipy.org/svn/scipy_core/trunk

The fix:


Here's some code that eats up memory with rev1488, but not with the HEAD:

import scipy

a = scipy.arange(10)
for i in xrange(10000000):
    x = a[5]

Robert Kern
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