[Baypiggies] multithreading question

Adam Hupp adam at hupp.org
Wed Sep 17 21:01:45 CEST 2008

On Wed, Sep 17, 2008 at 11:40 AM, Shannon -jj Behrens <jjinux at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm using the queue module to coordinate a bunch of threads.  Those
> threads need to log a line to STDOUT.  The line is short.  Can I count
> on the GIL to make sure that writing a single line to STDOUT is
> atomic, or do I need to be more paranoid?

Isn't the GIL dropped during any IO?  In that case I don't think you
can rely on it.

Adam Hupp | http://hupp.org/adam/

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