Author petr.viktorin
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Date 2015-07-09.13:31:32
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When this program is invoked as a script (`python reproducer.py`), the __del__ is never called:

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class ClassWithDel:
    def __del__(self):
        print('__del__ called')

a = ClassWithDel()
a.link = a

raise SystemExit(0)

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Raising a different exception, moving the code to a function, importing the module, or invoking with -m (or even -c), causes __del__ to be called normally.
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