Python 2.6's multiprocessing lock not working on second use?

Nick Craig-Wood nick at craig-wood.com
Mon Jan 19 19:32:12 CET 2009


Jesse Noller <jnoller at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Opened issue #4999 [http://bugs.python.org/issue4999] on the matter,
> > referencing this thread.
> 
>  Thanks, I've assigned it to myself. Hopefully I can get a fix put
>  together soonish, time permitting.

Sounds like it might be hard or impossible to fix to me.  I'd love to
be proved wrong though!

If you were thinking of passing time.time() /
clock_gettime(CLOCK_MONOTONIC) along in the Queue too, then you'll
want to know that it can differ by significant amounts on different
processors :-(

Good luck!

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Nick Craig-Wood <nick at craig-wood.com> -- http://www.craig-wood.com/nick



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