[Python-Dev] Is module clearing still necessary? [Re: Is this a bug?]

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Fri Aug 11 02:35:36 CEST 2006

Nick Coghlan wrote:

> Early versions of the PEP 338 implementation also ran into the problem of a 
> module's globals getting cleared when the module itself goes away

A while back it was suggested that the module-clearing
thing might be dropped now that we have cyclic GC, but
I don't remember there being much discussion about it.
Has anyone had any thoughts on that?


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