[Python-Dev] Re: [Python-checkins] CVS: python/dist/src/Include cellobject.h,NONE,2.1 Python.h,2.30,2.31
Thu, 25 Jan 2001 16:42:04 -0500 (EST)
>>>>> "NS" == Neil Schemenauer <email@example.com> writes:
NS> On Thu, Jan 25, 2001 at 12:04:16PM -0800, Jeremy Hylton wrote:
>> A cell contains a reference to a single PyObject. It could be
>> implemented as a mutable, one-element sequence, but the separate
>> type has less overhead.
NS> Can this object be involved in reference cycles? If so, it
NS> should probably have the GC methods added to it.
It's already there. (Last five lines of cellobject.c quoted as
> Py_TPFLAGS_DEFAULT | Py_TPFLAGS_GC, /* tp_flags */
> 0, /* tp_doc */
> (traverseproc)cell_traverse, /* tp_traverse */
> (inquiry)cell_clear, /* tp_clear */