[Numpy-tickets] [NumPy] #572: Memory leak in _insert when using rank 0 input

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Wed Sep 5 04:29:46 CDT 2007


#572: Memory leak in _insert when using rank 0 input
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 Reporter:  cdavid     |        Owner:  somebody     
     Type:  defect     |       Status:  new          
 Priority:  normal     |    Milestone:  1.0.4 Release
Component:  numpy.lib  |      Version:  none         
 Severity:  major      |   Resolution:               
 Keywords:             |  
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Comment (by cdavid):

 Well, the memory leak is obvious when looking at the code, since the
 function arr_insert create a new reference of avals in any case, and this
 is dereferenced for all cases but rank 0 input.

 Your example does not show any leak, indeed... Since the memory leak is
 obvious, I think we would better apply the patch anyway. I will try to get
 the test code I used to detect the leak in the first place.

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