GC and finalizers [was: No destructor]

Rainer Deyke root at rainerdeyke.com
Fri Sep 1 17:04:51 CEST 2000

"Paul Duffin" <pduffin at hursley.ibm.com> wrote in message
news:39AF7855.E5BA69A8 at hursley.ibm.com...
> So how are these "unbreakable" cycles supposed to be prevented, the only
> way that I can see is to remove finalizers from classes which may find
> themselves in a cycle. The trouble with this is that the finalizers are
> there for a purpose and it may not be possible to remove them.
> What can be done in this situation to prevent "unbreakable" cycles ?

All cycles should be treated as bugs.

Rainer Deyke (root at rainerdeyke.com)
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