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RFC: Proposal: Deterministic Object Destruction


On 3/4/18 5:25 PM, Ooomzay wrote:
> On Sunday, 4 March 2018 14:37:30 UTC, Ned Batchelder  wrote:
>> Are you including cyclic references in your assertion that CPython
>> behaves as you want?
> Yes. Because the only behaviour required for RAII is to detect and debug such cycles in order to eliminate them. It is a design error/resource leak to create an orphan cycle containing RAII objects.
>
> def main():
> gc,disable
>
>
>

This isn't a reasonable position.? Cycles exist, and the gc exists for a 
reason.? Your proposal isn't going to go anywhere if you just naively 
ignore cycles.

--Ned.