atexit.register does not return the registered function. IMHO, it should.

Skip Montanaro skip.montanaro at
Thu Nov 16 17:09:03 CET 2006

> Since that the decorator syntax is upon us, I think it would be good if
> atexit.register() was returning the function passed as argument.  This
> simple change to the library would solve a problem with the use of
> atexit.register as a decorator (and I can't think of any use case where
> this change would break any code).

Can you submit a bug report to the SourceForge bug tracker?  I'll take
care of the problem when I have access to the subversion repository.


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