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  1. Request For Comments
  2. RFC-176

Add psutil to stack

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    • Type: RFC
    • Status: Implemented
    • Resolution: Done
    • Component/s: DM
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      As part DM-5561 I have written an additional test case in lsst.utils.tests to check for leaks of file descriptors. To do this I use the psutil package from PyPI. It would be really useful if I could add psutil as a stack dependency. psutil seems to be very portable (python 2.6+, windows/solaris/linux/bsd/OSX) and has no dependencies.

      The two alternatives I have are:

      • Copy the code from meas_astrom/tests/openFiles.py which uses lsof and is not overly portable.
      • Only run the test if psutil is installed.

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                • Assignee:
                  tjenness Tim Jenness
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                  tjenness Tim Jenness
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                  John Swinbank, Kian-Tat Lim, Russell Owen, Tim Jenness
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