Debugging thread stall

silvercl chandrakant.silver at gmail.com
Fri Nov 27 16:37:03 CET 2009


On Nov 27, 3:22 pm, Roy Smith <r... at panix.com> wrote:
> I've got an application which uses several threads (from the threading
> module) to do I/O.  Inexplicably, I've now got a situation where one thread
> stalls.
>
> Are there any good tools for debugging Python threading problems?  I'm
> thinking of something which might print out a list of all the threads, what
> they're waiting on, and what locks they hold.

You might be aware of pdb (python debugger)
Here's one tutorial (Appendix A) which might be helpful...
http://heather.cs.ucdavis.edu/~matloff/Python/PyThreads.pdf


Cheers,
Silver.



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