The reliability of python threads

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

skip at 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 J. Van Arsdall
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