[Python-Dev] ref leak w/except hooks

Neal Norwitz nnorwitz at gmail.com
Thu Mar 2 09:45:04 CET 2006

The following code leaks a reference.  Original test case from
Lib/test/test_sys.py in test_original_excepthook.

import sys, StringIO
eh = sys.__excepthook__
  raise ValueError(42)
except ValueError, exc:
  exc_type, exc_value, exc_tb = sys.exc_info()
  eh(exc_type, None, None)

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