[issue9260] A finer grained import lock

Antoine Pitrou report at bugs.python.org
Thu Jul 15 13:32:47 CEST 2010

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

> That's my point; loaders are using the lock implicitly so that's why
> we don't need to worry about the global import lock just for path
> hooks. It seems like you are suggesting using the global import lock
> purely for compatibility, and what I am saying is that loaders don't
> care so there is no compatibility to care about. I say only use the
> global import lock for serializing creation.

What is your take on the threadimp2.patch in issue9251?


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