[Python-Dev] atexit missing an unregister method

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Wed Apr 27 01:53:07 CEST 2005

Nick Jacobson wrote:

> But while you can mark functions to be called with the 'register' 
> method, there's no 'unregister' method to remove them from the stack of 
> functions to be called.

You can always build your own mechanism for managing
cleanup functions however you want, and register a
single atexit() hander to invoke it. I don't think
there's any need to mess with the way atexit()
currently works.

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