__del__ method of utils.ThreadedDict #75

lovelylain opened this Issue Jun 21, 2011 · 0 comments


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__del__ method of utils.ThreadedDict is not needed or should use weakref instead.
Because ThreadedDict._instances has kept a reference of ThreadedDict instances, the __del__method will not automatically be called, I also think we should not directly override threading.local's**del**.
If we use weakref, it can be like this:

_instances = set()

def __init__(self):
    ThreadedDict._instances.add(weakref.ref(self, ThreadedDict._instances.remove))

def clear_all():
    for d in ThreadedDict._instances:
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