Threaded import hang in cPickle.dumps

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at
Wed Nov 11 22:48:36 CET 2009

Le Tue, 10 Nov 2009 10:50:33 -0800, Zac Burns a écrit :
> cPickle.dumps has an import which is causing my application to hang.
> (figured out by overriding builtin.__import__ with a print and seeing
> that this is the last line of code being run. I'm running cPickle.dumps
> in a thread, which leads me to believe that the first restriction here
> is the cause:
> What can I do about this?

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