Is python buffer overflow proof?

sturlamolden sturlamolden at
Wed Aug 5 05:46:30 CEST 2009

On Aug 4, 2:27 pm, Tim Chase <python.l... at> wrote:

> You *can* shoot yourself in the foot with Python, you just have
> to aim much more carefully than you do with C/C++.

You can e.g. define a class with a __del__ method and make some
circular references. That should give you a nice memory leak.

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