[docs] [issue14502] Document better what happens on releasing an unacquired lock

Antoine Pitrou report at bugs.python.org
Mon Apr 9 21:31:04 CEST 2012

Antoine Pitrou <pitrou at free.fr> added the comment:

> The current question is what contract locks should follow, and whether
> all locks should follow it.  Would it be acceptable for
> logging._releaseLock to raise a RuntimeError if the lock hadn't
> previously been acquired?

I don't see the point of this discussion. We are talking about
threading.Lock (and, possibly, multiprocessing.Lock), not every lock API
under the sun. Especially when it's a private API...


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