[PEAK] peak.events fixes (was Re: memory leaks & stuff)
Phillip J. Eby
pje at telecommunity.com
Thu Sep 23 17:13:28 EDT 2004
At 03:22 PM 9/15/04 -0400, Phillip J. Eby wrote:
>At 10:08 PM 9/15/04 +0300, alexander smishlajev wrote:
>>Yaroslav Samchuk wrote, at 14.09.2004 20:52:
>>>On the last week we had discovered, that the application, which is
>>>developed by our team was leaking memory.
>>that's it. the memory is leaking with nested AnyOf()s when the inner one
>>does not include a _Sleeper. the following script leaks memory with i/o
>>events and Observable (or any derivatives), unless the the inner AnyOf
>AnyOf releases its references to other events once it has fired, so the
>problem is that the various nested AnyOf's with events that don't fire,
>are not getting garbage collected.
>It seems the natural fix for this would be to make AnyOf automatically
>"flatten" any nested AnyOf's into itself, so that there is never such a
>thing as a nested AnyOf. I'll try to implement this along with the other
>changes I've mentioned for events. (i.e., retaining socket and signal
>events whenever they callbacks active, rather than using weak references
I've now fixed these issues (AnyOf, subscribe, select, and signals):
If these changes do not allow you to safely remove your workarounds, please
let me know. Thanks.
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