[Zope-DB] Re: MySQL/Postgres DA's leak sessions?

Chris Withers chrisw at simplistix.co.uk
Wed Oct 29 06:05:23 EST 2003

Hi Matt,

Dieter Maurer wrote:

> Chris Withers wrote at 2003-10-23 18:57 +0100:
>  > Bo M. Maryniuck wrote:
>  > 
>  > > Well, I have no correct answer here. I really don't know. First of all I am 
>  > > wondering WHY this stuff is not garbagecollected, while I set it to None. 
>  > 
>  > It could be a bug in the Oracle stuff causing some weird cycles that aren't 
>  > being collected. Hmmm, does your python setup have cyclic garbage collection 
>  > explicitly turned off perhaps?
> Many objects implemented in "C" are not collected by the cyclic
> garbage collector.
> This is because "C" extensions need to provide an interface
> for the collector and ofter, they do not do that.

Do the dco2-related C extensions provide interfaces to the cyclic garbage collector?



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