[Python-Dev] test___all__ polluting sys.modules?
greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Sun Dec 30 22:25:25 CET 2012
Richard Oudkerk wrote:
> Personally I would like to get rid of the "purge globals" behaviour for
> modules deleted before shutdown has started: if someone manipulates
> sys.modules then they can just call gc.collect() if they want to
> promptly get rid of orphaned reference cycles.
Now that we have cyclic gc, is there any need for the
shutdown purge at all?
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