Author Egon.Smiwa
Recipients Egon.Smiwa, georg.brandl, loewis
Date 2011-02-16.20:58:07
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Hello, I'm just a app developer which is embedding the python32.dll
and I assumed (and wished) python would simply copy my allocated parameter-string into the type object (( spec->name) is copied too). I looked in the source and see this ownership confirmed:

static void 
type_dealloc(PyTypeObject *type)
.... PyObject_Free((char *)type->tp_doc);

The typeobject owns tp_doc and even requires a special allocation (pyobject_malloc), which is no problem if the type creates its own copy; the hosting app is not connected.
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