[Bioperl-l] Possible memory leak in Bio::SeqFeature::Gene::GeneStructure?

Stefan Kirov skirov at utk.edu
Tue Mar 29 16:59:45 EST 2005

Actually I did, but my message is considered suspicious  :-( .
I will send it directly to your e-mail.

Jason Stajich wrote:

> I had problems with too myself and the memleak actually comes back to 
> bite if you process a lot of genes.  I tried to track it down but 
> didn't realize it was a cycle there.  We just need to put some code in 
> the DESTROY block to take care of this.
> Can you send the script which reports the cycle so I can re-test the 
> changes?
> -jason
> -- 
> Jason Stajich
> jason.stajich at duke.edu
> http://www.duke.edu/~jes12/
> On Mar 29, 2005, at 1:21 PM, Stefan Kirov wrote:
>> Forgot to mention: Devel::Cycle reports cycle references between 
>> GeneStructure and Transcript and perl has a known issue of not being 
>> able to destroy such objects.
>> So I guess my question is: Is this a feature or  a 'feature' :-) .
>> In any case
>> Thanks
>> Stefan
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