I am fed up with Python GUI toolkits...

sturlamolden sturlamolden at yahoo.no
Wed Jul 20 16:27:15 CEST 2011


On 20 Jul, 16:17, Mel <mwil... at the-wire.com> wrote:

> OTOH, if you intend to re-use the Dialog object, it's not a memory leak.

It cannot be reused if you don't have any references pointing to it.
Sure it is nice to have dialogs that can be hidden and re-displayed,
but only those that can be accessed again.

tp_dealloc should free any C resources the object is holding. There is
no need to save anything beyond the call to tp_dealloc. Before the
call to tp_dealloc any C resources should be kept, for the reason you
mentioned.

That is why the parent-child method of clean-up is at odds with the
Python garbage collection.


Sturla



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