[Python-Dev] r84562 - in python/branches/py3k: Doc/library/io.rst Lib/_pyio.py Lib/test/test_memoryio.py Misc/NEWS Modules/_io/_iomodule.c Modules/_io/_iomodule.h Modules/_io/bytesio.c

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Tue Sep 7 15:09:34 CEST 2010

On Tue, 7 Sep 2010 23:01:17 +1000
Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> wrote:
> > +        # After the buffer gets released, we can resize the BytesIO again
> > +        del buf
> > +        support.gc_collect()
> > +        memio.truncate()
> I've raised an RFE (http://bugs.python.org/issue9789) to point out
> that the need for that GC collect call in there to make the test
> portable to other implementations is rather ugly and supporting an
> explicit "buf.release()" call may be a nicer option.

There was already an issue open for the context management option:



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