[PyKDE] PyQT Memory Leak (new)

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.co.uk
Fri Mar 25 20:19:32 GMT 2005

On Wednesday 23 March 2005 3:51 pm, Nahuel Greco wrote:
> Hi, I think that I have found a memory leak in the latest PyQT snapshot.
> When you create forms, if the form constructor connects their signals,
> after his destruction a "weakref" object remains in memory. Note the
> attached logs:
>    without_signal_connections.log: For this log I only pressed the second
> button, so the forms were created without connecting their signals. Python
> objects count remains constant, as you can see in the gc debug messages.
> Also the memory used don't increases.
>    connecting_signals.log: Here I only pressed the first button, the forms
> were created connecting their signals. This case leaks, the memory
> increased after each run, and you can see in the gc debug messages that for
> each created form an object of type 'weakref' remains without beign
> collected.

Amazing - that bug's been there since day one. Fixed in the next snapshot.


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