[Python-Dev] Questions about signal handling.
steve at holdenweb.com
Thu Sep 27 06:50:53 EDT 2018
I'm afraid Kristjan left CCP some time ago, and may not subscribe to this
list any more.
On Tue, Sep 25, 2018 at 4:23 PM Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net> wrote:
> On Tue, 25 Sep 2018 09:09:26 -0600
> Eric Snow <ericsnowcurrently at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Tue, Sep 25, 2018 at 1:45 AM Victor Stinner <vstinner at redhat.com>
> > > Please don't rely on this ugly API. *By design*, Py_AddPendingCall()
> > > tries 100 times to acquire the lock: if it fails to acquire the lock,
> > > it does notthing... your callback is ignored...
> > Yeah, there are issues with pending calls as implemented.
> > Furthermore, I'm not clear on why it was made a public API in the
> > first place.
> I don't know, but I think Eve Online used the API at some point (not
> sure they're still Python-based nowadays). Perhaps Kristján may
> confirm if he's reading this.
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