Synchronization methodology

Duncan Booth duncan.booth at invalid.invalid
Wed Jan 3 12:09:00 CET 2007

Marc 'BlackJack' Rintsch <bj_666 at> wrote:

> You may want to make sure the lock will be released in case of an
> exception:
> def foo(self):
>     self.lock.aquire()
>     try:
>         pass # code
>     finally:
>         self.lock.release()

In Python 2.5 this can also be written more succintly using the with 
statement so foo becomes:

from __future__ import with_statement

    def foo(self):
        with self.lock:
            pass # insert your code here

or write a decorator.

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