Queue peek?

John Krukoff jkrukoff at ltgc.com
Tue Mar 2 23:08:43 CET 2010


On Tue, 2010-03-02 at 22:54 +0100, mk wrote:
<snip>
> No need to use synchro primitives like locks?
> 
> I know that it may work, but that strikes me as somehow wrong... I'm 
> used to using things like Lock().acquire() and Lock().release() when 
> accessing shared data structures, whatever they are.
<snip>

This is one of those places where the GIL is a good thing, and makes
your life simpler. You could consider it that the interpreter does the
locking for you for such primitive operations, if you like.
-- 
John Krukoff <jkrukoff at ltgc.com>
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