extension module, thread safety?

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at iinet.net.au
Tue Jan 18 04:31:28 EST 2005

Pierre Barbier de Reuille wrote:
> Ok, I wondered why I didn't know these functions, but they are new to 
> Python 2.4 ( and I didn't take the time to look closely at Python 2.4 as 
> some modules I'm working with are still not available for Python 2.4). 
> But if it really allows to call Python code outside a Python thread ... 
> then I'll surely use that as soon as I can use Python 2.4 :) Thanks for 
> the hint :)

The Python 2.4 docs claim the functions were added in Python 2.3, even though 
they aren't documented in the 2.3.4 docs.

The 2.3 release PEP (PEP 283) confirms that PEP 311 (which added these 
functions) went in.


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