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Title: Multiprocessing docs don't describe thread-safety
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Assigned To: docs@python Nosy List: alan.briolat, bjs, docs@python, iritkatriel
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Created on 2020-05-29 13:25 by bjs, last changed 2022-04-11 14:59 by admin.

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msg370310 - (view) Author: Ben (bjs) * Date: 2020-05-29 13:25
The Multiprocessing docs specifically say that Queue is process- and thread- safe:

But this information is not given for the various synchronisation primitives and such (Lock, Semaphore, Event, etc)

Are they thread-safe?  Should the docs say whether they are or are not?
msg375103 - (view) Author: Irit Katriel (iritkatriel) * (Python committer) Date: 2020-08-10 08:45
Here's an example where such documentation may have helped:
msg375563 - (view) Author: Irit Katriel (iritkatriel) * (Python committer) Date: 2020-08-17 18:29
Probably another example: issue41567
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