Archives Dec. 3, 2004

I give up (How the heck can *that* be leaking?)

Somehow a test case which consists of creating a client, calling getTable( ) on it, and having it immediately raise a socket error when it goes to send is leaking. There must be something going wonky at the Twisted level. Maybe a deferred/callLater object getting left on the stack for every call? Maybe a demon? ...

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Take a step away from the computer (That's it, nice and easy...)

Frustrating (I'm gnashing my teeth at this point) to spend literally hours trying to whittle down a memory leak only to get close and find that it disappears. Mirages of memory leaks plague me. Now that I'm doing a gc run after each test case, and with a few other tweaks to try and filter ...

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