destructors order not guaranteed?

Darren New dnew at san.rr.com
Wed Nov 1 18:53:06 CET 2000


William S. Lear wrote:
>     def test():
>        a = foo(1)
>        if 1:
>            b = foo(2)
> 
>     if __name__ == '__main__':
>        test()
>        ...
> 
> What I dislike is that test() builds a, then b, but a is then
> destroyed before b.  I prefer the C++ behavior in this case:
> 
>     void test() {
>         foo a(1);
>         if (true) {
>             foo b(2);
>         }
>     }

I'm a python newbie, but I know enough to know that in your first example,
test() has only one scope, while the C++ code has two. What happens if you
do
void test() {
  foo a(1);
  foo b(2);
}

?

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