[Bioperl-l] Bio::Restriction::Analysis::fragments() memory usage

Chris Fields cjfields at uiuc.edu
Sun Oct 29 13:16:37 EST 2006


On Oct 29, 2006, at 11:43 AM, Nathan S. Haigh wrote:

> Sorry for the repeat post but I haven't had a response. Just  
> wondered if
> anyone had any idea about this?
>
> Thanks
> Nath

...

I think Warnock applies here.  Likely no one is really sure, hence  
they aren't answering.  It probably bears investigating by submitting  
and tracking as a bug.  My guess is something isn't garbage-collected  
properly (i.e. there are circular references present), leading to a  
memory leak.

Christopher Fields
Postdoctoral Researcher
Lab of Dr. Robert Switzer
Dept of Biochemistry
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign





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