[Python-Dev] futures API

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Fri Dec 10 18:31:08 CET 2010

On Fri, Dec 10, 2010 at 11:36 PM, Thomas Nagy <tnagyemail-mail at yahoo.fr> wrote:
> fut = concurrent.futures.ThreadPoolExecutor(max_workers=20)
> for x in range(100):
>     # comment the following line
>     fut = concurrent.futures.ThreadPoolExecutor(max_workers=20)
>     c = counter(fut)
>     c.run()
> """
> The runtime grows after each step:
> Is there a mistake in this piece of code?

This isn't an "overhead" question, it's a "how prompt is the resource
release" question.

Given that you've created circular references between the futures and
your counter class, the answer is probably "not prompt at all".


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