[Python-Dev] bsddb test case deadlocks fixed

Anthony Baxter anthony at interlink.com.au
Tue Nov 4 07:55:15 EST 2003

>>> Barry Warsaw wrote
> It's just the DB-API that's not thread-safe.  The full blown BerkeleyDB
> API (a.k.a. bsddb3) should be fine.
> It sure is tempting to claim that the lack of DB-API thread-safety for
> BerkeleyDB is a bug and should be fixed for 2.3.*, but I think Greg
> should make the final determination.  If it isn't, then yes, the docs
> need to clearly state that's the case.

At the very least, the test suite should pass on the 23 branch. It currently
hangs or crashes on many/most platforms I've tried it on. If this is because
the test suite is doing multi-threaded things and that Just Won't Work, then
the test suite should be fixed. 


Anthony Baxter     <anthony at interlink.com.au>   
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