[Python-Dev] recursive closure

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Thu Sep 11 05:38:10 CEST 2014

On Thu, Sep 11, 2014 at 12:55 PM, Li Tianqing <jazeltq at 163.com> wrote:
> Hello,
>     Can someone explain me why gc(CPython) can not collect recursive
> closure's cycle reference?  There is no __del__ here, why gc can not
> collect?

Can you start by explaining what's not getting collected and what is?
Where's the cycle you're looking at?

Also, this thread would do better on python-list at python.org rather
than python-dev.


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