[Python-Dev] d.get_key(key) -> key?
Guido van Rossum
Thu, 06 Jun 2002 08:57:41 -0400
> GvR> An occasional run through the 'interned' dict (in
> GvR> stringobject.c) looking for strings with refcount 2 would do
> GvR> this. Maybe something for the gc module do handle as a
> GvR> service whenever it runs its last-generation collection?
> What about exposing _Py_ReleaseInternedStrings() to Python, say, from
> the gc module?
If it's going to be an exposed API, it will have to live in
stringobject.c, since the 'interned' dict is a static global there.
Wanna give it a crack?
--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)