Is that a memory leak ?

Neal Norwitz neal at
Fri Jan 24 15:28:25 CET 2003

On Thu, 23 Jan 2003 22:27:39 -0500, Skip Montanaro wrote:

>     vonstroheim> if I repeatedly enter:
>     vonstroheim> class A(object):pass
>     vonstroheim> the number of REFS raises and so does the value
>     returned by vonstroheim> len(gc.get_objects()) vonstroheim> (even if
>     I use gc.collect())
> Can't reproduce on MacOSX using 2.2.2 or latest CVS.  Does it leak when
> run in a non-debug build?

I get the reference count increasing, but memory doesn't grow (with
2.2.2+).  With the latest CVS, memory also doesn't increase.  I haven't
tested the latest with a debug build yet.


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