SocketServer shutdown deadlock

Okko Willeboordse trash at willeboordse.demon.nl
Thu Nov 6 19:54:15 CET 2008


If I wait until _BaseServer__serving is True before calling shutdown
things go better.



Okko Willeboordse wrote:
> All,
> 
> With Python 2.5 SocketServer features the shutdown method that can be
> called from another thread to stop the serve_forever loop.
> 
> However;
> 
> When the shutdown method is called before serve_forever, shutdown will
> never return.
> This can happen when a server is stopped during startup.
> 
> In other words, the following program shouldn't hang but it does;
> 
> import SocketServer
> 
> server = SocketServer.ThreadingTCPServer(("127.0.0.1", 12345),
> SocketServer.BaseRequestHandler)
> server.shutdown()
> 
> What to do?




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