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Re: Call for testing on the "python-bindings-improvements" branch

From: Christopher Ness <chris_at_nesser.org>
Date: 2005-08-03 17:46:31 CEST

On Wed, 2005-08-03 at 11:02 -0400, David James wrote:
> On 8/2/05, Christopher Ness <chris@nesser.org> wrote:
> > Ok, here is my configure info and some version info:
> Chris, thanks a lot for sending me this information! It is very helpful!
>
> I've committed fixes in r15565 and r15566. More details below.

No problem.
I updated to r15566 and recompiled/tested.

Things ran just fine. The tests passed.

<snip>
> > /home/nesscg/sandbox/python-bindings-improvements/subversion/include/svn_types.h:431: Warning(451): Setting const char * member may leak memory.
> > /home/nesscg/sandbox/python-bindings-improvements/subversion/include/svn_types.h:432: Warning(451): Setting const char * member may leak memory.
> > /home/nesscg/sandbox/python-bindings-improvements/subversion/include/svn_types.h:433: Warning(451): Setting const char * member may leak memory.
> > /home/nesscg/sandbox/python-bindings-improvements/subversion/include/svn_types.h:434: Warning(451): Setting const char * member may leak memory.
> > /home/nesscg/sandbox/python-bindings-improvements/subversion/include/svn_string.h:85: Warning(451): Setting const char * member may leak memory.
>
> These warnings signal potential memory leaks, because SWIG and Python
> don't keep track of the memory during Python->C variable assignments.
> This bug is present on trunk as well. We haven't come up with a good
> solution to this yet. Ideas?

I don't know as my experience with python is minimal and SWIG is
non-existent. But if SWIG and Python don't keep track of the memory,
than there is only one thing left to do it, right?

Cheers,
Chris

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