[Stackless] Tasklet Slot Inheritance
Kristján Valur Jónsson
kristjan at ccpgames.com
Sun May 20 19:16:12 CEST 2007
> -----Original Message-----
> From: stackless-bounces at stackless.com [mailto:stackless-
> bounces at stackless.com] On Behalf Of Richard Tew
> When a tasklet is killed, it has its references cleared through the
> tp_clear method. This is part of the Python type implementation and
> clears various references in order to prevent or break reference
> cycles. Including, as observed here, the slots.
tp_clear() is supposed to be called by the garbage collector when it so chooses. It is not usually something that should be manually invoked. I am curious as to why this was added. There must have been a good reason, since this is highly unorthodox. Maybe Christian can recall?
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