a new PEP?

vm_usenet vm_usenet at yahoo.com
Tue Jan 7 22:34:03 CET 2003

> > In case you're wondering why we should need such a feature - imagine
> > an application powered by Python as an extension language - and then
> > running two extensions in two different threads. Not so far-fetched,
> > anyway...
> With the current implementation strategy, this is not necessarily a
> problem. The existing extension modules should cope with it just fine;
> third-party (i.e. your) extension modules don't work correctly, they
> need to be fixed.

This is not correct - trying it out on various schemas failed because
global variables are in conflict with each other when true
multithreading is introduced.

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