[pylucene-dev] momery leak with PythonThread

Andi Vajda vajda at osafoundation.org
Thu Apr 27 11:20:53 PDT 2006

On Thu, 27 Apr 2006, Yura Smolsky wrote:

> Hello, Andi.
> AV> I haven't tried. It would be interesting to see if this happens with the
> AV> same program written in Java and compiled with gcj.
> I made some tests. I have compiled attached java program on windows
> with
>    $ /cygdrive/c/MinGW/bin/gcj --version
>    gcj.exe (GCC) 3.4.2 (mingw-special)
> memory commited for this process was about 6 Mb and it was stable.
> Also I have compiled this src on linux with
>     $ gcj --version
>     gcj (GCC) 4.1.0 20060304 (Red Hat 4.1.0-3)
> It took about 22 Mb and was stable too at this level.

This means something's broken in PyLucene. Probably something to do with 
releasing stuff from the thread after it completes.
Thanks for reporting this.


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