embedding Python: how to avoid memory leaks?

Andrew Trevorrow andrew at trevorrow.com
Thu Mar 9 13:03:18 CET 2006

> > Our app (http://golly.sourceforge.net/) currently uses calls
> > like these every time a user decides to run a script:
> >
> >    Py_Initialize();
> >    PyRun_SimpleString("execfile('foo.py')");
> Does PyRun_AnyFile show the same effect?  That's the way I'm about
> to go.

I couldn't get the PyRun_*File* calls to work on Windows, presumably
because of the FILE* problem mentioned in the docs.

I'll be very surprised if it makes any difference to the memory
leak problem.  Let me know how you get on!


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