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Author pitrou
Recipients Arfrever, amaury.forgeotdarc, christian.heimes, gregory.p.smith, pitrou, python-dev, sbt
Date 2013-08-01.09:59:25
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> As for the __main__ dict, perhaps we're missing a decref somewhere.

Actually, it's not surprising. Blob's methods hold a reference to the __main__ globals, and there's still a Blob object alive in encodings.

If you replace the end of your script with the following:

for name, mod in sys.modules.items():
    if name != 'encodings':
        mod.__dict__["__blob__"] = Blob(name)
del name, mod, Blob

then at the end of the shutdown phase, remaining is empty.
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