[Python-Dev] usefulness of Python version of threading.RLock

Charles-François Natali neologix at free.fr
Fri Jan 6 20:10:04 CET 2012

Thanks for those precisions, but I must admit it doesn't help me much...
Can we drop it? A yes/no answer will do it ;-)

> I'm pretty sure the Python version of RLock is in use in several alternative
> implementations that provide an alternative _thread.lock. I think gevent
> would fall into this camp, as well as a personal project of mine in a
> similar vein that operates on python3.

Sorry, I'm not sure I understand. Do those projects use _PyRLock directly?
If yes, then aliasing it to _CRLock should do the trick, no?

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