[Tutor] Communication between threads

Emile van Sebille emile at fenx.com
Wed Jul 30 23:39:33 CEST 2008


James wrote:
> All,
> 
> I'm looking for some thoughts on how two separate threads can
> communicate in Python. From what I've read in a few Python books,
> sharing data between threads can be done by writing and reading a
> global variable in the parent of both threads. Is this the "best" way?
> Is it the *only* way?

I happened to see an article on this -- let's see...

http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/aix/library/au-threadingpython/index.html

Specifically the queues discussion.

HTH,

Emile



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