[Python-Dev] Issue 10194 - Adding a gc.remap() function
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Wed Oct 27 00:18:27 CEST 2010
--- On Tue, 10/26/10, Neil Schemenauer <nas at arctrix.com> wrote:
> > I am happy to write up a PEP for this feature.
> > I'll start that process now, though if anyone
> > feels that this idea has no chance of
> > acceptance please let me know.
> I think a feature that allows modules to be more
> reliability reloaded could be accepted. Martin's
> suggestion sounds like it could be useful. I would
> recommend trying to limit the scope of the feature
> and clearly define what it intends to achieve (e.g.
> use cases).
> The idea of replacing references does not seem to
> have much hope, IMHO.
I agree that the important feature is module reloading,
whether it is implemented via remapping references
or by replacing the state of existing objects is an
implementation detail. I will try to keep the scope
of the PEP focused, and if necessary I will split it
up into two.
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