[mod_python] Default funtion values - memory leak?

Amand Tihon amand.tihon at alrj.org
Thu Dec 22 23:47:26 EST 2005

Le Vendredi 23 Décembre 2005 05:36, Lars Eriksen a écrit :
> I have the following configuration:
> Apache/2.0.55 (Win32) mod_python/3.2.5b Python/2.4.2
> And I have a function similar to
> def foo(bar=[])
> During the first request, bar is [].
> When execution enters the function during the second request, however, and
> no value for bar is supplied, bar is *not* [] in the function body, but
> contains the previous value!
> Is that in any way expected behaviour?

This is standard python behaviour.

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Amand Tihon
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