[Python-Dev] possible memory leak on windows (valgrind report)

Reinhold Birkenfeld reinhold-birkenfeld-nospam at wolke7.net
Mon Sep 19 20:36:19 CEST 2005

Neal Norwitz wrote:
> I ran 2.4.x through valgrind and found two small problems on Linux
> that have been fixed.  There may be some other issues which could
> benefit from more eyes (small, probably one time memory leaks).  The
> entire run is here:
> http://python.org/valgrind-2.4.2.out
> (I need to write a lot more suppression rules for gentoo.)
> I think I see a memory leak in win32_startfile.  Since I don't run
> windows I can't test it.
> filepath should be allocated with the et flag to PyArgs_ParseTuple(),
> but it wasn't freed without this patch.  Does this make sense?  See
> the attached patch.

Applied the patch, this was my fault.


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