[Twisted-Python] memory leak on 8.2.0/2.6 versus 2.5/2.4

exarkun at twistedmatrix.com exarkun at twistedmatrix.com
Tue Sep 15 10:51:59 EDT 2009

On 14 Sep, 08:29 pm, matusis at yahoo.com wrote:
>I am running identical twisted servers under high load, one on 2.5.0
>(patched for epoll bug) on python 2.4.4 and second one on 8.2.0 on 
>The 8.2/2.6 one leaks memory compared to 2.5/2.4.4 to the point that I 
>about to roll back to older Twisted and then to older Python.
>Any insight on this?

Hi Alec,

Nothing springs to mind, unfortunately.  What parts of Twisted does the 
app use?  Maybe narrowing the field a bit will help jog someone's 
memory...  Otherwise, good luck in tracking it down, and I hope you'll 
let us know if you come to any conclusions.


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