global threading.Lock not locking correctly?

Afanasiy abelikov72 at
Tue Feb 4 22:42:36 CET 2003

On Tue, 04 Feb 2003 18:17:45 GMT, Alex Martelli <aleax at> wrote:

>Afanasiy wrote:
>   ...
>>>You're not CALLING the acquire and release methods, just
>>>MENTIONING them.  use lock.acquire() and lock.release().
>> Hahaha, damnit! That's from too much Delphi...
>> I wish I could toggle such things to be 'warnings'.
>> Or does PyChecker also check for this?
>Sure, it gives a "Statement appears to have no effect" warning.
>So why aren't you using it yet?  If you were, you wouldn't
>have to ask...;-).

Because like many things, figuring out how to make it work in Windows
takes a bit more work, if it is even possible at all. So I put that off
while working on other things. I will surely try again later.

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