[Issues] Memory leak in ReduceTask recipe

Ewout M. Helmich helmich at astro.rug.nl
Wed Oct 11 18:53:41 CEST 2006

I have added various lines like "self.bias.image = None" in the 
ReducedScienceFrame class. Presumably that should fix (or at least 
drastically reduce) the problem. If you could check to see if the 
changes have helped, that would be nice.


Jan Snigula wrote:
> Hi all,
> there seems to be a severe memory leak in the ReduceTask recipe. When 
> reducing large numbers of observations, we reproducibly ran into 
> "cannot allocate memory" conditions. A solution might be to add free() 
> functions to the various *Frame classes, that could be called by the 
> Recipe in the loop over the observations, once one observation is 
> finished...
> Cheers,
> Jan
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