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Re: svn commit: rev 4552 - in trunk/subversion: include libsvn_wc libsvn_client tests/clients/cmdline

From: <mbk_at_boredom.org>
Date: 2003-01-24 13:53:49 CET

On Fri, Jan 24, 2003 at 08:08:19AM +0100, Branko ?ibej wrote:
 It does? My, my, I think you'll have to go through all our Python
 scripts, and explicitly del() all objects that go out of scope to free
 them. Why rely on garbage collection, if it makes the programming feel
 crummy? :-)
 

This is obviously OT, but Java programmers are effectively forced
to explicitly close open files because the GC doesn't make any guarantees
about when it will run (in practice, it runs when you run out of memory,
which is long after you've run out of file descriptors).

--ben

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