[Python-Dev] Python threads end up blocking signals in subprocesses

Martin v. Loewis martin at v.loewis.de
Sun Dec 21 21:46:14 EST 2003

Jeff Epler wrote:

> Given all this, does it make sense to adopt a patch similar to the one
> I posted earlier, and ignore the bug in system() on any particular OS?
> system() and popen() are easy to replace in Python if anybody is really
> bothered by the problem.

I'd think so, yes. The patch needs to be elaborated, and I'd delay
integration to wait for a Redhat response. We should also restrict
this for 2.4 at the moment, to find out how other pthread
implementations react to pthread_atfork.


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