Author plynch76
Recipients brian.curtin, meador.inge, plynch76, r.david.murray, tim.golden
Date 2012-04-16.13:44:25
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thanks for the very quick response.

Since LoadLibrary is called in the constructor, why can't FreeLibrary be
called in the destructor?  or at least expose a function to unload that
calls FreeLibrary?

thanks again,

On 16 April 2012 14:30, R. David Murray <> wrote:

> R. David Murray <> added the comment:
> In general it is difficult to impossible to get Python2 to unload modules
> before the interpreter shuts down.  See issue 9072.  I'm not savvy enough
> with the C stuff to know if the fact that you loaded it via ctypes changes
> anything, but I doubt it.
> Note that the implication of that issue is that if you could move to
> Python3 there might be a way to do it, but that would indeed be an
> enhancement as there is no direct support for it yet.
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