[Python-Dev] PEP 442 aftermath: module globals at shutdown

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Wed Jul 31 03:30:58 CEST 2013

Antoine Pitrou wrote:
> - it is held alive through builtins: the site module patches builtins
>   with additional objects, which themselves keep references to the site
>   module's globals,

The module probably *should* stay alive in that case, since
it's still accessible via those patched builtins.


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