[Python-Dev] refleaks in 2.4

Armin Rigo arigo at tunes.org
Mon Mar 27 16:58:24 CEST 2006

Hi Neal,

On Sun, Mar 26, 2006 at 11:39:50PM -0800, Neal Norwitz wrote:
> test_pkg leaked [10, 10, 10] references

This one at least appears to be caused by dummy (deleted) entries in the
dictionary of interned strings.  So it is not really a leak.  It is a
pain that it is so hard to figure this out, though.  Wouldn't it make
sense to find a trick to exclude these dummy entries from the total
reference count?  E.g. by subtracting the refcount of the dummy

A bientot,


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