Python threading (was: Re: global interpreter lock not working as it should)

Martin v. Loewis martin at v.loewis.de
Tue Aug 6 10:53:48 CEST 2002


a-steinhoff at web.de (Armin Steinhoff) writes:

>  'Aha. You've slightly misunderstood' what I wrote. I mentioned that a
> code sequence like
> 
>        success = thelock->locked == 0;
>        if (success) thelock->locked = 1;
> 
> done in critical section is plain nonsense.

I still don't understand why you think so. How would you change that
sequence, so that it still has the same effect?

Regards,
Martin



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