Python Memory Manager

Paul Rubin http
Sun Feb 17 22:51:06 CET 2008

"Martin v. Löwis" <martin at> writes:
> That's not exactly true, i.e. it isn't mark-and-sweep, but some similar
> scheme that allows incremental collection without write barriers. This
> particular scheme heavily relies on refcounting itself (specifically,
> an object is garbage in a certain generation when all references to
> it come from the same generation).

Ah, thanks.  I made another post which I guess is also somewhat wrong.

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