[Python-Dev] PyTuple_Pack added references undocumented

Raymond Hettinger raymond.hettinger at verizon.net
Mon Aug 8 04:49:41 CEST 2005

> According to the source code, PyTuple_Pack returns a new reference (it
> calls PyTuple_New). It also Py_INCREF's all the objects in the new
> tuple. Is this unusual behavior? 

No.  That is how containers work.  Look at PyBuild_Value() for

> None of these added references are documented in the API Reference

The docs seem clear to me.  If the docs don't meet your needs, submit a

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