counting references to an instance
aahz at pythoncraft.com
Wed Feb 4 20:57:59 CET 2004
In article <pan.2004.02.04.18.55.02.385092.6672 at sympatico.ca>,
Brian <balex at sympatico.ca> wrote:
>Is it possible to get an object to return the number of references there
>are to itself?
>a = test()
>b = a
># Should print "2", if I knew the name of the method.
sys.getrefcount(a) will do the trick -- but it will print 3. Can you
figure out why?
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