[Python-3000] Removing __del__

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Wed Sep 27 02:36:41 CEST 2006

Nick Coghlan wrote:
> the weakref (WR) and the callback (CB) are in a 
> cycle with each other, so even after CB is invoked and removes WR from the 
> global list of finalizers, the two objects won't go away until the next GC 
> collection cycle.

The CB can drop its reference to the WR when it's invoked.


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