[Python-Dev] Garbage collector problem

Kevin Jacobs jacobs@penguin.theopalgroup.com
Fri, 28 Jun 2002 16:11:41 -0400 (EDT)

On Fri, 28 Jun 2002, Neil Schemenauer wrote:
> Another idea would be exploit the fact that we know most of the root
> objects (e.g. sys.modules and the current stack of frames).  I haven't
> figured out a good use for this knowledge though.  

If the root objects cannot be reached by the GC traversal, you get the
approach that Jeremy is suggesting.  (Though I just looked, and frame
objects aren't exempt from tracking)


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