[issue2302] Uses of SocketServer.BaseServer.shutdown have a race
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Wed May 7 20:16:16 CEST 2008
Rafael Zanella <rafael.zanella at yahoo.com.br> added the comment:
>With the code as it stands, calls to shutdown that happen before
>serve_forever enters its loop will deadlock, and there's no simple way
>for the user to avoid this. The attached patch prevents the deadlock and
>allows multiple serve_forever..shutdown cycles, but it's pretty
>complicated. I could make it a lot simpler by making shutdown permanent:
>any later serve_forever calls would return immediately.
Never thought of using the SocketServer taht way, wouldn't the person
doing this bunch of shutdown()s and serve_forever()s be better off using
handle_request() on a loop instead ?
>A third choice would be to add a .serve_in_thread function that returns
>a token that can be used to shut down exactly that loop, instead of
>putting .shutdown() on the server. Any opinions?
I don't think I understand this part, what loop do you refer to ?
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