[Python-Dev] Proposal: thread.get_dict
Phillip J. Eby
pje at telecommunity.com
Mon Jun 28 12:37:45 EDT 2004
At 10:50 AM 6/28/04 -0400, Jim Fulton wrote:
>We often want to associate data with threads. Python
>manages a dictionary per-tread for this purpose, but there's
>currently no way to get to this dictionary from Python.
>I propose, for 2.4, to add a get_dict method to the thread
>module that will return this dictionary. This will be
>implemented via a call to PyThreadState_GetDict.
What's wrong with using (e.g. setting attributes on)
'threading.currentThread()'? It's already implemented and available in 2.3
(and numerous prior versions).
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