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Author vstinner
Recipients vstinner
Date 2017-08-07.09:24:46
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Starting at the following build, test_idle started to leak references:

Example of leak:

$ ./python -m test -R 3:3 -u all test_idle -m idlelib.idle_test.test_configdialog.FontPageTest.test_set_samples
test_idle leaked [2168, 2168, 2168] references, sum=6504
test_idle leaked [1152, 1154, 1155] memory blocks, sum=3461

A bisection identified this commit:

commit 9397e2a87ed6e0e724ad71a0c751553620cb775e
Author: csabella <>
Date:   Sun Jul 30 13:34:25 2017 -0400

    bpo-31004: IDLE: Factor out FontPage class from configdialog (step 1) (#2905)
    The slightly modified tests continue to pass. The General test
    broken by the switch to Notebook is fixed.
    Patch mostly by Cheryl Sabella.
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