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

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris@gmail....
Tue Jul 8 12:43:46 CDT 2008

Hi Travis,

On Tue, Jul 8, 2008 at 11:26 AM, Travis E. Oliphant <oliphant@enthought.com>

> 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.

Could you backport your fixes to 1.1.x also?

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