[Python-Dev] PEP 442: Safe object finalization

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Mon Jun 3 11:52:52 CEST 2013

On Sun, 2 Jun 2013 19:27:49 -0700
Benjamin Peterson <benjamin at python.org> wrote:
> 2013/5/18 Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net>:
> >
> > Hello,
> >
> > I would like to submit the following PEP for discussion and evaluation.
> Will the API of the gc module be at all affected? I assume nothing
> will just be printed for DEBUG_UNCOLLECTABLE.

Objects with tp_del may still exist (third-party extensions perhaps).

> Maybe there should be a
> way to discover when a cycle is resurrected?

Is it more important than discovering when a non-cycle is resurrected?



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