timr at probo.com
Thu Feb 21 06:45:57 CET 2002
Kerim Borchaev <warkid at storm.ru> wrote:
>Can someone explain why while running this script I don't see C.__del__
Your object c isn't actually deleted until it gets garbage-collected. In
your case, no garbage collection happens until after your program has
ended. In that case, there is no sense in taking any further action.
__del__ is not like a C++ destructor. As I recall, there was a lengthy
thread on this newsgroup last year on this topic, in which it was concluded
there is no way for an object to guarantee that a particular method gets
called at the end of its life.
- Tim Roberts, timr at probo.com
Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.
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