[docs] [issue6627] threading.local() does not work with C-created threads

Swapnil Talekar report at bugs.python.org
Tue Sep 21 06:39:04 CEST 2010


Swapnil Talekar <swapnil.st at gmail.com> added the comment:

Nick, the last statement,
"While this is correct for most purposes, it does mean that..."
can be simplified to, 
"It means...". 
I had to read it several times before I realized, there is no "not" after "does" :) 
BTW, since this particular arrangement of having a temporary thread state during the callback is particularly useful for ctypes (I cannot imagine any other usecase) and also it sort-of breaks things, a potential feature request could be to have consistent thread state during the lifetime of a C thread. I don't have much idea how to do that or whether it is even possible? Would anyone like to give a thought?

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