[ZODB-Dev] Tracking down a freeze (deadlock?)

Jim Fulton jim at zope.com
Wed Mar 2 12:19:06 EST 2005

Tim Peters wrote:
> Why is that?  As far as I'm concerned, ZODB doesn't support persistent
> objects with __del__ methods -- it was never intended to.

I'm not aware of any specific decision not to support __del__. I agree
with Dieter that if we make such a decision, we should go out of our way
to advertize, and perhaps, enforce it.

Are reentrant locks really all that expensive?  If so, why?


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