[Numpy-discussion] Another reference count leak: ticket #848

Travis E. Oliphant oliphant@enthought....
Tue Jul 8 12:26:25 CDT 2008


Michael Abbott wrote:
> The attached patch fixes another reference count leak in the use of 
> PyArray_DescrFromType.
>   
The first part of this patch is good.  The second is not needed.   Also, 
it would be useful if you could write a test case that shows what is 
leaking and how you determined that it is leaking.
> Could I ask that both this patch and my earlier one (ticket #843) be 
> applied to subversion.  Thank you.
>
> Definitely not enjoying this low level code.
>   
What doesn't kill you makes you stronger :-)  But, you are correct that 
reference counting is a bear.

-Travis



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