[Python-Dev] PEP 442: Safe object finalization

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Sat May 18 13:46:54 CEST 2013

On Sat, 18 May 2013 21:05:48 +1000
Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, May 18, 2013 at 6:59 PM, Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net> wrote:
> > Resurrection
> >     The process by which a finalizer creates a new reference to an
> >     object in a CI.  This can happen as a quirky but supported
> >     side-effect of ``__del__`` methods.
> I really like the PEP overall, but could we at least get the option to
> have cases of object resurrection spit out a warning? And a clear
> rationale for not turning on such a warning by default?

Where would you put the option?
As for the rationale, it's simply compatibility: resurrection works
without warnings right now :)



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