Closing generators

Wolfgang Rohdewald wolfgang at
Fri Apr 22 09:01:45 CEST 2011

On Freitag 22 April 2011, Terry Reedy wrote:
> > for i in g:
> > if i is not None:
> > g.close()
> > return i
> When returning from the function, g, if local, should
> disappear.

yes - it disappears in the sense that it no longer 
accessible, but

AFAIK python makes no guarantees as for when an object
is destroyed - CPython counts references and destroys
when no reference is left, but that is implementation


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