Marius Gedminas wrote at 2008-1-23 23:19 +0200:
>On Mon, Jan 21, 2008 at 07:15:42PM +0100, Dieter Maurer wrote:
>> Marius Gedminas wrote at 2008-1-21 00:08 +0200:
>> >Personally, I'd be afraid to use deepcopy on a persistent object.
>> 
>> A deepcopy is likely to be no copy at all.
>> 
>>   As Python's "deepcopy" does not know about object ids, it is likely
>>   that the copy result uses the same oids as the original.
>>   When you store this copy, objects with the same oid are identified.
>
>This appears not to be the case.  The following script prints "Looks OK":

You are right -- and I do now understand why.

"deepcopy" uses "__getstate__" to get at the object's state.
"Persistent.__getstate__" does not include the special persistent
attributes. Most of the "_p_" and all "_v_" attributes are not included.



-- 
Dieter
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