__del__ is not called after creating a new reference

Oleg Nesterov oleg at redhat.com
Tue Mar 21 14:33:20 EDT 2017

On 03/21, Steve D'Aprano wrote:
> I changed the code to run:
> c = C()
> del c
> and now I'm seeing the same thing as you: DEL is only printed once.

Yes, I've forwared this question to python-dev, please see

so the implementation is fine, the docs should be probably updated.


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