[Numpy-discussion] Memory leak with numpy master

Nathaniel Smith njs@pobox....
Mon Sep 24 13:45:45 CDT 2012


On Mon, Sep 24, 2012 at 7:19 PM, Gael Varoquaux
<gael.varoquaux@normalesup.org> wrote:
> Hi Fred,
>
> On Mon, Sep 24, 2012 at 02:17:16PM -0400, Frédéric Bastien wrote:
>> with numpy '1.6.1', I have no problem.
>
>> With numpy 1.7.0b2, I can reproduce the problem.
>
> OK, thanks. I think that I'll start a bisect to figure out when it crept
> in.

This also seems to reproduce it:

while True:
    a = np.zeros((1000, 1000))
    a.diagonal()

which means I probably forgot a DECREF while doing the
PyArray_Diagonal changes...

--n


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