[Scipy-tickets] [SciPy] #476: Poisson and Binomial memory leaks

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Fri Aug 24 01:59:06 CDT 2007


#476: Poisson and Binomial memory leaks
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 Reporter:  danhs                           |        Owner:  cdavid  
     Type:  defect                          |       Status:  assigned
 Priority:  normal                          |    Milestone:  0.6     
Component:  scipy.stats                     |      Version:  0.5.2   
 Severity:  normal                          |   Resolution:          
 Keywords:  memory leak, stats, statistics  |  
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Changes (by cdavid):

  * status:  new => assigned
  * owner:  somebody => cdavid

Comment:

 Running the script under massif seems to indicate a potential memory leak.
 This happens with cdf calls for (at least, I have not tried other
 distributions) poisson and norm. Interestingly, calling with _cdf does not
 seem to leak. The allocator which keeps growing according to massif is
 array_alloc (see attached screenshot)

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Ticket URL: <http://projects.scipy.org/scipy/scipy/ticket/476#comment:4>
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