On Friday 23 January 2004 17:08, Tim Peters wrote: > It looks like ghostifying your "self" triggers self.__del__(). Then the > __del__ method unghostifies self, which has the side effect of moving self > to the MRU end of the ring, which in turn means the list traversal will > visit self *again*. When it does, same thing happens all over again, ad > infinitum.
Not necessaralily ad infinitum. It will only run forever if the number of __del__-resurrecting objects in the cache is larger than the cache target size. Does that fit with your scenario? > 2. If you need a __del__ method (it's hard to imagine why, since it > will get called whenever the object is ghostified, and has nothing > to do with the object's actual lifetime), don't reference any > persistent objects (and esp. not self) within it. or 2b as jeremy suggested, put your __del__ on a non-persistent sub object. -- Toby Dickenson _______________________________________________ Zope-Dev maillist - [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-dev ** No cross posts or HTML encoding! ** (Related lists - http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-announce http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope )