shared memory module bugs?

Alex Martelli aleax at
Wed Oct 9 00:10:18 CEST 2002

?????? ?. wrote:
> add the option of creating new objects in the shared memory pool.
> Is this possible with python? The last time I was looking you couldn't
> replace Python's memory manager in runtime.

No, but you can define a type's tp_alloc so that it gets memory for
instances of the type however it likes best.  I believe this only works
for types defined in C (i.e., that is option is not given for Python-coded
types), at least currently.


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