contour leaks


    >> However, my scripts are getting killed due to excessive memory
    >> usage.

    > I see what you mean. It is disastrous. As far as I can see,
    > the problem is inherent in the way the C routines were
    > wrapped, and cannot be solved with a few Py_XDECREFs. Today
    > I started working on a thorough rewrite of the wrapper,
    > using a different approach from the original. It's too
    > early to say when or whether I will be successful.

Eric provided a patch for this leak which is now in CVS -- contour
users may want to give it a test drive.

Thanks Eric!