[New-bugs-announce] [issue7318] multiprocessing should not wait endlessly

Antoine Pitrou report at bugs.python.org
Fri Nov 13 20:28:54 CET 2009

New submission from Antoine Pitrou <pitrou at free.fr>:

SocketClient() in multiprocessing.connection loops endlessly when the
connection is refused. It shouldn't, and instead use a timeout.
This is especially annoying since SocketClient() can be called as part
of finalizing an object, which makes debugging very annoying (see

assignee: jnoller
components: Library (Lib)
messages: 95198
nosy: jnoller, pitrou
priority: critical
severity: normal
stage: needs patch
status: open
title: multiprocessing should not wait endlessly
type: behavior
versions: Python 2.6, Python 2.7, Python 3.1, Python 3.2

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