[Python-Dev] python2.7 infinite recursion when loading pickled object

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Mon Aug 11 13:43:00 CEST 2014

On Mon, Aug 11, 2014 at 9:40 PM, Peter Otten <__peter__ at web.de> wrote:
> Read again. The OP tries to delegate attribute lookup to an (existing)
> attribute.
> IMO the root cause of the problem is that pickle looks up __dunder__ methods
> in the instance rather than the class.

The recursion comes from the attempted lookup of self.item, when
__init__ hasn't been called.


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