Interesting Thread Gotcha

Duncan Booth duncan.booth at invalid.invalid
Wed Jan 16 14:50:43 CET 2008


"Hendrik van Rooyen" <mail at microcorp.co.za> wrote:

> It would have been nice, however, to have gotten something like:
> 
> TypeError - This routine needs a tuple.
> 
> instead of the silent in line calling of the routine in question,
> while failing actually to start a new thread.

Given that the start_new_thread function never actually got called, what 
code exactly do you expect to complain about the absence of a tuple?

> 
> It seems to act no different from plain old:
> 
> kbd_driver (port_q,kbd_q)
> 
> Is it worth the trouble of learning how to submit a bug report?

On your own code? There doesn't appear to be a bug in anyone else's code 
here.



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