The reliability of python threads

Carl J. Van Arsdall cvanarsdall at mvista.com
Wed Jan 24 18:45:04 CET 2007


skip at pobox.com wrote:
>     Carl> Does anyone have any conclusive evidence that python threads/locks
>     Carl> are safe or unsafe?
>
> In my experience Python threads are generally safer than the programmers
> that use them. ;-)
>   
Haha, yea, tell me about it.  The whole GIL thing made me nervous about 
the locking operations happening truly atomically and not getting 
weird.  Thanks for ensuring me that i'm just nuts :)

-carl

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