windows mem leak

Steve Holden steve at
Sat Jan 8 15:00:05 EST 2005

Bob Smith wrote:

> Does the Win32 port of Python have a memory leak? I have some code that 
> runs flawlessly on Linux, but bombs after a few hours on Windows. It's 
> threaded and uses a lot of memory.
> Thanks!

Yes, that's a well-known problem. Code that runs with a few errors will 
port without any trouble at all to Windows, but once it runs flawlessly 
on Linux it starts to leak memory on Windows. The PSU suspects a plot in 
Redmond, the basic details of which ar
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