finalization order?

Alejandro F. Reimondo aleReimondo at
Thu Jan 8 13:03:28 UTC 2004

Try to make only the connection (not the handle) to be finalized.
Consider the handle as a private instance of the connection (it's owner).

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ragnar Hojland Espinosa" <ragnar at>
To: <squeak-dev at>
Sent: Thursday, January 08, 2004 10:02 AM
Subject: finalization order?

> I have the equivalent of the following:
>    handle _ MyHandle new.
>    conn _ MyConnection newUsing: handle
> When handle and conn are GCed, I was expecting first for conn to be
> finalized and then for handle.  Thats happens almost all the time but
> not always, which is quite inadecuate.. can I do something about it?
> -- 
> Ragnar Hojland - Project Manager
> Linalco "Specialists in Linux and Free Software"
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