[Stackless] Tasklet clean up

Fernando Miranda fcmiranda at gmail.com
Mon Apr 30 18:06:01 CEST 2012

Thank you Richard, as always, a quick and clear response.

On Sun, Apr 29, 2012 at 5:17 AM, Richard Tew <richard.m.tew at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 29, 2012 at 6:09 PM, Fernando Miranda <fcmiranda at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello, I'm not sure if this has sense but I'm wondering if Stackless
>> 'clean ups' all tasklet resources when tasklets die.
>> For example, suposse a tasklet that opens files and/or sockets, will
>> those resources be automatically  closed when the tasklet die? Can
>> that be done easily?
> Hi Fernando,
> You're using Python, it comes down to how you hold your references.
> It doesn't matter if you are using Stackless or not.  If you create
> files and sockets in a tasklet, then pass references to those objects
> (or objects that refer to those objects) out of the tasklet, then
> you're keeping them alive yourself.  Otherwise, when the tasklet exits
> the objects should be cleaned up through normal Python processes.
> To be clear.  Stackless does not do anything magical keeping track of
> resources.  If you're leaking objects and resources are not being
> closed, YOU are doing it wrong :-)  So.. don't do it wrong, use weak
> references when applicable.. etc with standard Python approach that
> applies whether using Stackless or not.
> Cheers,
> Richard.
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