[New-bugs-announce] [issue44145] hmac.update is not releasing the GIL when openssl's hmac is used
Gregory P. Smith
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Sun May 16 02:54:04 EDT 2021
New submission from Gregory P. Smith <greg at krypto.org>:
This prevents parallel hmac computations.
see michaelforney's comment left on https://github.com/python/cpython/pull/20129
where the problem was introduced when adding support for using OpenSSL's HMAC implementations.
easy fix. PR coming.
We don't really have a way to unittest for regressions on things like this.
components: Extension Modules
nosy: christian.heimes, gregory.p.smith
stage: needs patch
title: hmac.update is not releasing the GIL when openssl's hmac is used
versions: Python 3.10, Python 3.11, Python 3.9
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