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

Jesse Noller jnoller at
Mon Jan 19 20:40:46 CET 2009

On Mon, Jan 19, 2009 at 1:32 PM, Nick Craig-Wood <nick at> wrote:
> Jesse Noller <jnoller at> wrote:
>> > Opened issue #4999 [] 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!

Consider my parade rained on. And after looking at it this morning,
yes - this is going to be hard, and should be fixed for a FIFO queue


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