does python have useless destructors?
"Martin v. Löwis"
martin at v.loewis.de
Sun Jun 13 20:19:14 CEST 2004
Roger Binns wrote:
> My comment was in the context of what should the GC
> do when it is faced with a "hard" problem, such as
> cycles and objects with __del__ methods. At the moment
> CPython gives up.
So in short: you are not proposing an implementable
solution. As a result, Peter Hansen's comment stands:
"Because nobody has yet proposed
a workable solution to the several conflicting
A "workable solution" comes with a precise algorithm
as to what action to take in what order.
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