[Python-Dev] SVN rev. 85392 broke module handling in py3k

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Fri Oct 22 16:55:52 CEST 2010

On Fri, 22 Oct 2010 09:41:09 -0500
Benjamin Peterson <benjamin at python.org> wrote:
> 2010/10/22  <exarkun at twistedmatrix.com>:
> > Instances of classes don't refer to the module their class is defined in.
> >  It seems more likely that the reason the module is garbage collected is
> > that there really is nothing which refers to it anymore.
> Indeed, this is really a Python bug, but there's no good way to deal
> with it unless dictionaries can know they are module globals.

How about making functions keep a reference to the module they're
defined in? Is there any reason we shouldn't do that?



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