basic books/guides on multithreading programming?

Aahz Maruch aahz at
Tue Feb 19 16:36:15 EST 2002

In article <mailman.1014139059.23770.python-list at>,
Tripp Scott  <tripps81 at> wrote:
>ok, i understand more or less about deadlock or lock ordering (from the
>database equivalent terms), though have not heard about livelock or the
>others. suppose i decide to be ignorant about these issues "for now"
>and go about building my multithreading project. and then suppose these
>issues cause serious problems. would it be difficult to resolve it?
>would i have to rethink/review all the threaded code?

That's a "definite maybe".  ;-)  Much depends on the complexity of your
application and the extent to which you divorce the threading issues
from the application logic.
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