[Python-Dev] mysterious hangs in socket code

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Wed, 04 Sep 2002 07:49:15 -0400

> One possibility is that the Linux getaddrinfo() is thread-safe, but
> only by way of a lock that only allows one request to be outstanding
> at a time.

The next step should be to get the getaddrinfo() source code from
glibc and see what it does.  It's open source, hey. :-)

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)