Example of proper handling of threadstate/interplock for low level C thread
gmcm at hypernet.com
Tue Mar 28 17:33:20 CEST 2000
Grant Munsey writes:
> I read the API manual on threading and am still a little confused about
> what I have to do to protect the interpreter when a low level C based
> thread gets control of an app and wants to .... say do a
> Can anyone point me to some source examples that handle threads that
> are not started by the Python interpreter?
There's a few words of explanation at the bottom of the 2nd
This is really a summary of some long-winded and confusing
dialogue on the thread SIG from about last June. In practical
terms, I've only had to dip my toes into this area of Python
once, and I found something simple that worked for me.
IIRC, there's a CEnterLeavePython (C++) class in Mark
Hammond's Win32 extensions (source download) that does
the right thing (may not have the name right).
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