strptime issue in multi-threaded application

Scott David Daniels Scott.Daniels at Acm.Org
Tue Jun 16 21:09:06 CEST 2009


MRAB wrote:
> Joe Holloway wrote:
>> We recently uplifted our web application to run on Python 2.6.2.
>> We've noticed on a couple occasions that calls into time.strptime have
>> failed with this exception:
>> [2] http://svn.python.org/view?view=rev&revision=59678
> 
> A simple workaround might be to sleep a short time and then retry.

Can you just import and use time.strptime once before you start the
threads?

--Scott David Daniels
Scott.Daniels at Acm.Org



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