[Python-Dev] Avoiding file descriptors leakage in subprocess.Popen()

Willem Broekema metawilm at gmail.com
Tue Jun 16 16:19:09 CEST 2009

On Tue, Jun 16, 2009 at 1:21 PM, Michael Foord<fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk> wrote:
> Steven D'Aprano wrote:
>> On Tue, 16 Jun 2009 01:20:53 pm Cameron Simpson wrote:
>>> I don't think all pythons do immediate ref-counted GC.
>> Jython and IronPython don't. I don't know about PyPy, CLPython, Unladen
>> Swallow, etc.
> PyPy doesn't, Unladen Swallow won't.

Also most Lisp implementations, thus CLPython, use a tracing GC.

- Willem

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