[Twisted-Python] Twisted client memory leak

Diego Woitasen diego at woitasen.com.ar
Tue Jan 22 09:08:54 EST 2013

On Tue, Jan 22, 2013 at 11:03 AM, Phil Mayers <p.mayers at imperial.ac.uk> wrote:
> On 22/01/13 13:54, Diego Woitasen wrote:
>> Ok, that's work. Thanks.
>> My question is now, why is this done automatically for EchoProtocol()
>> and not for EchoFactory()? Looks like the references are dropped why
>> Python is taking too much time to frees the memory.
>> An explanation around this is welcome :)
> This kind of thing has been discussed on the list before, I think. If I
> recall, it's due to the behaviour of the Python GC under load.
> It would help if you could say which version of Python and Twisted
> you're using.

I'm using Python 2.7.3 and Twisted 12.2.0.

Diego Woitasen

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