threading+popen2 hang

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Mon Feb 8 17:22:40 CET 2010


In article <2542cf60-a193-4087-a1fe-1d60ee13c630 at v25g2000yqk.googlegroups.com>,
lofic  <louis.coilliot at gmail.com> wrote:
>On 7 f=E9v, 17:00, a... at pythoncraft.com (Aahz) wrote:
>> In article <188bfb67-3334-4325-adfc-3fa4d28f0... at d27g2000yqn.googlegroups=
>.com>,
>> lofic =A0<louis.coill... at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>Works fine on RHEL5/python 2.4.3
>>>Hangs on RHEL4/python 2.3.4
>>
>> Then use Python 2.4 -- surely you don't expect anyone to provide bugfixes
>> for a release that's several years old?
>
>2.3 is the version provided with RHEL 4, which is still widely used in
>production environments. Sometimes it is not so easy to shift to
>another version in production systems.

Believe me, I'm well aware of that (my last job was also stuck on 2.3).
Nevertheless, the pool of people familiar with the minutiae of bugs for
both Python 2.3 and 2.4 is dwindling daily, and your best recourse is
intensive Googling.
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