[Numpy-discussion] Ticket review: #848, leak in PyArray_DescrFromType

Gael Varoquaux gael.varoquaux@normalesup....
Fri Jul 18 23:38:39 CDT 2008

On Fri, Jul 18, 2008 at 11:35:50PM -0500, Travis E. Oliphant wrote:

> > I've attached a test script.
> Thank you!   It looks like with that added DECREF, the reference count 
> leak is gone.    While it was a minor issue (it should be noted that 
> reference counting errors on the built-in data-types won't cause 
> issues), it is nice to clean these things up when we can.

Yes. I think it is worth thanking all of you who are currently putting a
large effort on QA. This effort is very valuable to all of us, as having
a robust underlying library on which you can unquestionably rely is


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