[Python-Dev] futures API
fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Thu Dec 9 17:48:25 CET 2010
On 09/12/2010 16:36, Brett Cannon wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 9, 2010 at 04:26, Thomas Nagy<tnagyemail-mail at yahoo.fr> wrote:
>> I am looking forward to replacing a piece of code (http://code.google.com/p/waf/source/browse/trunk/waflib/Runner.py#86) by the futures module which was announced in python 3.2 beta. I am a bit stuck with it, so I have a few questions about the futures:
>> 1. Is the futures API frozen?
> It will be once Python 3.2 final is released.
Now that 3.2 beta 1 is out the api is effectively frozen though, the
only changes that should be made are bugfixes unless you can convince
the release manager that an api change is really *essential*.
>> 2. How hard would it be to return the tasks processed in an output queue to process/consume the results while they are returned? The code does not seem to be very open for monkey patching.
>> 3. How hard would it be to add new tasks dynamically (after a task is executed) and have the futures object never complete?
>> 4. Is there a performance evaluation of the futures code (execution overhead) ?
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