Is curses module thread-safe?
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Mon Nov 18 17:38:06 CET 2013
I'm working on a program that uses the curses module, and I'd like to
use multiple threads (using the threading module). Is the curses module
in the standard library usable from multile threads?
I found a discussion from about 15 years ago that indicated it wasn't
at that time. The example being discussed was that when one thread
calls a blocking getch(), the GIL isn't released and wall threads stop.
The suggesting work-around was to wrap the call to getch() with a
select() on sys.stdin. Is that still an issue?
If two threads call addstr() "simultaneously" is it handled properly?
Or do all curses calls need to be made by a single thread?
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