Should I use stackless python or threads?

Jean-Paul Calderone exarkun at
Sat Mar 7 00:16:40 CET 2009

On Fri, 6 Mar 2009 14:50:51 -0800, Minesh Patel <minesh at> wrote:
>I am trying to figure out the best approach to solve this problem:
>I want to poll various directories(can be run in the main thread).
>Once I notice a file has been added to any directory, I grab a lock,
>spawn a thread to go perform the necessary actions, and then release
>the lock.

That's not a description of a problem.  That's a description of a 
potential solution.  What problem are you trying to solve?

>Thanks for the help,
>Minesh Patel

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