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Author gregory.p.smith
Recipients Giovanni.Bajo, avian, bobbyi, gregory.p.smith, jcea, lesha, neologix, nirai, pitrou, sbt, sdaoden, vstinner
Date 2012-01-14.19:40:51
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A new lock type will NOT solve this.  It is ALWAYS okay to clear all thread/threading module locks after a fork.

They are and always have been process-local by definition so they are also by definition 100% invalid to any child process.

Anyone who has written code using them to "lock" an out-of-process resource has written code that is already broken today. Thread locks can't guard network resources.
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