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Title: The changes made for issue 4074 should be documented
Type: enhancement Stage: needs patch
Components: Documentation Versions: Python 3.4, Python 3.3, Python 3.2, Python 2.7
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Status: open Resolution:
Dependencies: Superseder:
Assigned To: docs@python Nosy List: docs@python, pitrou, r.david.murray
Priority: normal Keywords:

Created on 2013-02-19 20:24 by r.david.murray, last changed 2013-03-13 22:45 by ezio.melotti.

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msg182425 - (view) Author: R. David Murray (r.david.murray) * (Python committer) Date: 2013-02-19 20:24
The section of the reference on the gc module goes into some detail on what the thresholds control and when collections are run, but does not currently document the backoff algorithm used when deciding whether or not to collect generation 2.  This should presumably be documented.
History
Date User Action Args
2013-03-13 22:45:07ezio.melottisetassignee: docs@python

type: behavior -> enhancement
components: + Documentation
nosy: + docs@python
2013-02-19 20:24:47r.david.murraycreate