[PyQt] sip: Member objects and GC
jk at molb.org
Thu Mar 8 22:14:49 GMT 2012
On Thu, 08 Mar 2012 10:03:46 +0000, Phil Thompson <phil at riverbankcomputing.com> wrote:
> Even if there is a reference cycle the garbage collector should break it
> if it is being allowed to run. Any test should explicitly invoke it.
Not sure if this applies here, but I think the Python GC will not call
destructors on objects that are part of a reference cycle. So maybe the
Python wrappers get collected but not the C++ objects.
> Can you provide such a test that demonstrates the problem?
You can already see it in the original test I put up on my webserver.
But I updated it to make it more explicit:
The C++ objects have destructors that should print stuff, but that never
Another thing: it would be nice if sipKeepReference() would appear in the
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