[Python-Dev] pre-PEP: The Safe Buffer Interface

Greg Ewing greg@cosc.canterbury.ac.nz
Thu, 01 Aug 2002 11:52:53 +1200 (NZST)

Thomas Heller <thomas.heller@ion-tof.com>:

> The consequence: mmap objects need a 'buffer lock counter',
> and cannot be closed while the count is >0. Which exception
> is raised then?

Maybe instead of raising an exception at all, the
closing could simply be deferred until the lock
count reaches 0?

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