pyfits memory leak in new_table


March 28, 2011

I found a memory leakage issue in pyfits.new_table, data were NOT deleted when the table was deleted, I prepared a test on github, using objgraph , which shows that data are still in memory:

the issue was solved by Erik Bray of STSCI on March 28th, 2011 , see bug report:
and changeset: