[Python-Dev] [PEP 3148] futures - execute computations asynchronously

Brian Quinlan brian at sweetapp.com
Wed Mar 10 09:19:35 CET 2010

On 10 Mar 2010, at 08:32, Dj Gilcrease wrote:

> On Mon, Mar 8, 2010 at 2:11 PM,  <exarkun at twistedmatrix.com> wrote:
>> Getting rid of the process-global state like this simplifies  
>> testing (both
>> testing of the executors themselves and of application code which  
>> uses
>> them).  It also eliminates the unpleasant interpreter shutdown/module
>> globals interactions that have plagued a number of stdlib systems  
>> that keep
>> global state.
> Ok the new patch is submitted @
> http://code.google.com/p/pythonfutures/issues/detail?id=1

Cool, thanks.

> *note there are 2 tests that fail and 1 test that dead locks on
> windows even without this patch, the deadlock test I am skipping in
> the patch and the two that fail do so for a reason that does not make
> sense to me.

I'll investigate but I don't have convenient access to a windows  


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