[Python-Dev] Memory management in the AST parser & compiler

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Tue Nov 29 08:33:03 CET 2005

Neal Norwitz wrote:
> For those watching, Greg's and Martin's version were almost the same. 
> However, Greg's version left in the memory leak, while Martin fixed it
> by letting the result fall through.

Actually, Greg said (correctly) that his version also fixes the
leak: he assumed that FunctionDef would *consume* the references
being passed (whether it is successful or not).

I don't think this is a good convention, though.


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