[Numpy-discussion] Vectorize leak fixed (and sage-reported leak fixed as well).
Travis E. Oliphant
Fri Mar 21 23:29:14 CDT 2008
> Travis E. Oliphant wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> Much thanks is deserved by the people who have been chasing down and
>> fixing reference count problems in NumPy. Two of them are related to
>> object arrays.
>> So, if you have been having memory leak problems with object arrays
>> (vectorize uses object arrays, BTW), you should try out the latest SVN
>> of NumPy to see if they fix your problems. Hopefully, NumPy 1.0.5 will
>> come out sometime next week so that everybody can enjoy a more
>> memory-conscious NumPy.
>> The vectorize-related leak was a particularly silly one which led to
>> casting for simple cases actually doing more work instead of less (this
>> led inexorably to leaks whenever object arrays were cast to other types).
>> Best regards,
> Hi Tavis, list,
> excellent. We will upgrade then officially once 1.0.5 is out. I will do
> some testing the 1.0.5svn to verify that the leak is actually gone - not
> that we don't trust you :)
Boy, after that silly memory leak, I don't trust me :-).
Besides, I only tested the code somebody sent and not within a SAGE
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