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Title: multiprocessing: shared manager Pool fails with AttributeError
Type: behavior Stage:
Components: Library (Lib) Versions: Python 3.9, Python 3.8, Python 3.7, Python 3.6, Python 3.5
Status: open Resolution:
Dependencies: Superseder:
Assigned To: Nosy List: Felipe A. Hernandez, davin, giampaolo.rodola, pitrou
Priority: normal Keywords:

Created on 2019-02-06 17:36 by giampaolo.rodola, last changed 2022-04-11 14:59 by admin.

Messages (2)
msg334962 - (view) Author: Giampaolo Rodola' (giampaolo.rodola) * (Python committer) Date: 2019-02-06 17:36
import multiprocessing
import multiprocessing.managers

def f(n):
    return n * n

def worker(pool):
    with pool:
        pool.apply_async(f, (10, ))

manager = multiprocessing.managers.SyncManager()
pool = manager.Pool(processes=4)
proc = multiprocessing.Process(target=worker, args=(pool, ))

This is related to BPO-35917 and it fails with:

Process Process-2:
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/home/giampaolo/cpython/Lib/multiprocessing/", line 302, in _bootstrap
  File "/home/giampaolo/cpython/Lib/multiprocessing/", line 99, in run
    self._target(*self._args, **self._kwargs)
  File "", line 54, in worker
    pool.apply_async(f, (10, ))
  File "<string>", line 2, in apply_async
  File "/home/giampaolo/cpython/Lib/multiprocessing/", line 802, in _callmethod
    proxytype = self._manager._registry[token.typeid][-1]
AttributeError: 'NoneType' object has no attribute '_registry'
msg373427 - (view) Author: Felipe A. Hernandez (Felipe A. Hernandez) Date: 2020-07-09 20:10
import traceback
import multiprocessing.managers

class MyManager(multiprocessing.managers.SyncManager):

class DictList(multiprocessing.managers.BaseProxy):
    _method_to_typeid_ = {'__getitem__': 'dict'}

    def __getitem__(self, key):
        return self._callmethod('__getitem__', (key,))

MyManager.register('DictList', None, DictList)

with MyManager() as manager:

    nested = manager.DictList([{'hello': 'world'}])
    print(nested[0]['hello'])  # world

    proxy = manager.list([nested])
    except AttributeError:
        Bug: AttributeError: ProxyBase._callmethod is None

        This error is raised because proxies returned as #RETURN messages
        have no manager reference, which is required to resolve typeids
        (using BaseManager._registry).

        Only proxies returned as #PROXY messages will be fully functional.

        This is an undocumented current implementation limitation.

        Fix (proposal)

        Include the manager class (not the instance) as part of the proxy
        serialization in BaseProxy.__reduce__, as BaseManager._registry is
        a class variable.

        Note: #PROXY message protocol can be also replaced by regular proxy
              serialization after this fix, resulting on simpler codebase.
Date User Action Args
2022-04-11 14:59:10adminsetgithub: 80100
2020-07-09 20:12:44Felipe A. Hernandezsettype: behavior
components: + Library (Lib)
versions: + Python 3.5, Python 3.6, Python 3.7, Python 3.8, Python 3.9
2020-07-09 20:10:20Felipe A. Hernandezsetnosy: + Felipe A. Hernandez
messages: + msg373427
2019-02-06 17:36:20giampaolo.rodolacreate