[Python-checkins] r42884 - python/trunk/Modules/posixmodule.c

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Tue Mar 7 21:50:47 CET 2006


Guido van Rossum wrote:
> This suggests that the checked-in code is hopelessly broken. Rolling
> back is probably the best course of action at this point.
> 
> What was the motivation anyway?

The goal was to release the GIL around the API call, see
python.org/sf/1432525

I reviewed it, and missed that there is a continue statement in the
do-while-loop; I find a continue quite strange there. One way to
fix the code would be to add a label _continue just before the
new block.

Regards,
Martin


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