[Bioperl-l] Seeking comments, Bio::Species memleak fix
hlapp at drycafe.net
Sat Jul 3 16:55:30 EDT 2010
On Jun 30, 2010, at 1:35 PM, Chris Fields wrote:
> Bio::Species had previously inherited from Bio::Taxon, but also
> it to hold a Bio::Tree::Tree which contained a circular reference back
> to the Bio::Species object, thus requiring Scalar::Util::weaken. This
> has caused several hard-to-diagnose problems with premature garbage
> collection, including some issues with threads (bug 3017).
Is there something we should learn for future cases in which circular
references are being considered with the S::U::weaken remedy (such as
the recent one re: SeqI<->SeqFeatureI)?
: Hilmar Lapp -:- Durham, NC -:- hlapp at drycafe dot net :
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