[issue4794] garbage collector blocks and takes worst-case linear time wrt number of objects

Martin v. Löwis report at bugs.python.org
Sat Jan 3 08:36:13 CET 2009

Martin v. Löwis <martin at v.loewis.de> added the comment:

> OK cool, that's the development strategy we've already adopted. Is this
> limitation of Python's garbage collector in relation to real-time
> applications documented anywhere?

Why do you ask? (this is OT for the bug tracker)
It's not in the Python documentation. However, any good
book on real-time systems will tell you that garbage collection
is a problem.

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