[twill] file descriptors

John J Lee jjl at pobox.com
Thu Aug 23 12:21:53 PDT 2007

On Wed, 22 Aug 2007, Eli Carter wrote:

> On Wednesday 22 August 2007, Titus Brown wrote:
>> I believe this has been fixed; it has to do with a subprocess bug,
>> actually, but that doesn't mean it's my fault ;).  Could you try the
>> latest, at
> That's the large part of it, but not all of it.  (And yeah, it's a python bug
> https://sourceforge.net/tracker/?func=detail&atid=105470&aid=1751245&group_id=5470 )
> But there's still one socket fd leaked per twill command.  It's starting to
> look like it's urllib2 related...

SF seems to be down, but there was a bug that caused urllib2 to not 
promptly release file descriptors (but gc released them).  Can't recall 
which versions of Python they were fixed in.


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