Where & how to deallocate resources in Python C extension
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Tue Feb 3 18:16:30 CET 2009
En Mon, 02 Feb 2009 21:03:18 -0200, <fredbasset1000 at gmail.com> escribió:
> I've written a C extension, see code below, to provide a Python
> interface to a hardware watchdog timer. As part of the initialization
> it makes some calls to mmap, I am wondering should I be making
> balanced calls to munmap in some kind of de-init function? Do Python
> extensions have d'tors?
No, there is no way to de-initialize an extension module. That's a big
In some cases you may provide your own function (and hope the users call
it when needed), or use Py_AtExit.
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