[Python-Dev] Issue #10348: concurrent.futures doesn't work on BSD

Philip Semanchuk philip at semanchuk.com
Wed Dec 29 23:29:32 CET 2010

On Dec 29, 2010, at 5:24 PM, Martin v. Löwis wrote:

>> I don't have a good suggestion (or a computer with a keyboard
>> anywhere near me) right now, but making a migration/fallback to SYSV
>> style semaphores a release blocker seems like a mistake to me.
> And indeed, I don't propose to make that a release blocker. Instead,
> I propose to disable support for the module (either multiprocessing
> or concurrent.futures only) on FreeBSD, and make such disabling a
> release blocker.

Note that we only know that the test fails on FreeBSD 7.2. The current release is FreeBSD 8.1. The 8.x series might work just fine. I don't know which test is failing under 7.2. Has anyone tested it under 7.3 or 8.x?


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