[Python-Dev] Daily reference leaks (12de1ad1cee8): sum=6024
solipsis at pitrou.net
Wed Jan 18 17:42:15 CET 2012
On Wed, 18 Jan 2012 11:39:42 -0500
Brett Cannon <brett at python.org> wrote:
> > > We could then maybe try to get some
> > > people pound on this at the PyCon sprints. Otherwise I'm reluctant to
> > skip
> > > it since they are legitimate leaks that should be get fixed.
> > Well it's the old well-known issue with pseudo-"permanent" references
> > not being appropriately managed/cleaned up. Which only shows when
> > calling Py_Initialize/Py_Finalize multiple times, or using
> > sub-interpreters.
> Could we tweak the report to somehow ignore the permanent refcounts for
> just this test? If not then we might as well leave it out since that number
> will never hit 0.
I can't think of any way to specifically ignore them (if we knew where
they are we could just fix the refleaks :-)).
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