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

Peter Otten __peter__ at web.de
Mon Aug 11 14:25:01 CEST 2014

Chris Angelico wrote:

> 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.

You are right. Sorry for the confusion.

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