[Python-Dev] Resource leaks warnings

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Wed Sep 29 23:25:54 CEST 2010

On Wed, Sep 29, 2010 at 11:40 PM, Barry Warsaw <barry at python.org> wrote:
> I don't think it should be in the gc module, but I would prefer it be enabled
> and controlled through a separate module, rather than something Python does
> automatically for your convenience.

The os module would seem to be the place to enable/disable tracking of
OS level resource leaks (i.e. file descriptors and possible HANDLES on

I'm not sure how practical this idea will prove to implement though.


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