[Baypiggies] What is destructor expected behavior?

Alex Martelli aleax at google.com
Thu Feb 28 19:45:02 CET 2008

On Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 7:25 AM, Glen Jarvis <glen at glenjarvis.com> wrote:
> Alex,
>      This is awesome! Thanks for letting me know about the atexit
>  module. I don't need a guarantee that the program will exit properly
>  if it is killed. I just need the program to "normally" do some clean-
>  up in a predictable manner.
>      This library works perfectly (although I need to do some
>  redesign work to make this fit cleanly in my model).
>      Regardless, I greatly appreciate the help. That's awesome. =)  I
>  hope your meeting went well =)

Yep, thanks;-).  My job responsibilities in the field of cluster
management software push me to think all the time about the harshest
and most unlikely failure modes and how best to ensure they're caught
and dealt with, but I do still fondly and nostalgically remember the
good old days when all I had to focus on were "normal" terminations
and "just reasonably abnormal" failure ones...;-).


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