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

Charles-François Natali neologix at free.fr
Sun Jan 8 12:32:08 CET 2012

> The yes/no answer is "No, we can't drop it".

Thanks, that's a clear answer :-)

> I'm not convinced of the benefits of removing the pure Python RLock
> implementation

As noted, this issue with signal handlers is more general, so this
wouldn't solve the problem at hand. I just wanted to know whether we
could remove this "duplicate" code, but since it might be used by some
implementations, it's best to keep it.

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