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> gc.freeze() has a similar issue, no? This function also comes from Instagram specific use case ;-)

Not really because this patch is much more impacting. gc.freeze() moves objects into a permanent generation making them not participate in the GC so the only leaks are cycle-based. With this patch immortal object will leak every strong reference that they have even if they don't participate in cycles (but also if they participate in cycles).
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