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Author pitrou
Recipients belopolsky, brett.cannon, christian.heimes, grahamd, gvanrossum, ncoghlan, neologix, pitrou, vstinner
Date 2011-12-29.15:49:35
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> It owns the lock, but hasn't yet updated the lock's owner
> (lock->tstate), so another thread calling detect_circularity() will
> think that this lock is available, and will proceed, which can
> eventually lead to a deadlock.

That's true. Do you think temptatively acquiring the lock (without
blocking) would solve the issue?

> Also, I think that locks will use POSIX semaphores on systems that
> support only a limited number of them (such as FreeBSD 7), and this
> might fail in case of nested imports (the infamous ENFILE). I'd have
> to double check this, though.

Isn't this limit only about named semaphores? Or does it apply to
anonymous semaphores as well?
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2011-12-29 15:49:36pitrousetrecipients: + pitrou, gvanrossum, brett.cannon, ncoghlan, belopolsky, vstinner, christian.heimes, grahamd, neologix
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