[Python-Dev] Proposal to eliminate PySet_Fini

Kristján V. Jónsson kristjan at ccpgames.com
Fri Jun 30 11:46:56 CEST 2006


> That was a purely altruistic proposal.  I've already 
> discovered that sets are finalized and that some code that 
> works with dict emulating a set may not work with a set.  It 
> will not make much difference for me if my proposal will be 
> implemented in 2.6 or even in 3.0, but the sooner it will 
> happen the fewer people will stumble on the same problem that 
> I did. I also feel that dummy allocated on the heap and the 
> free set list are complicating the code with no gain.

Can this not be resolved by carefully adjusting the order of finalization?  If code can be bootstrapped it can be strootbapped.
As a side note, is there a finalization order list for imported modules?

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