[Python-Dev] GC Changes

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Tue Oct 2 04:47:45 CEST 2007

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to correct misinformation]

On Tue, Oct 02, 2007, Greg Ewing wrote:
> The cyclic GC kicks in when memory is running low. 

Not at all.  The sole and only basis for GC is number of allocations
compared to number of de-allocations.  See
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