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Author pitrou
Recipients Stan.Seibert, asksol, brandon-rhodes, catalin.iacob, christian.heimes, dholth, gregory.p.smith, jnoller, mrmekon, ned.deily, neologix, numbernine, pitrou, python-dev, rcoyner, sbt, vsekhar
Date 2013-08-15.18:07:00
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Ok, I enabled faulthandler in the child process and I got the explanation:

multiprocessing's manager Server uses daemon threads... Daemon threads are not joined when the interpreter shuts down, they are simply "frozen" at some point. Unfortunately, it may happen that a deamon thread is "frozen" while it was doing a cyclic garbage collection, which later triggers the assert.

I'm gonna replace the assert by a plain "if", then.
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2013-08-15 18:07:00pitrousetrecipients: + pitrou, gregory.p.smith, christian.heimes, ned.deily, jnoller, rcoyner, asksol, dholth, brandon-rhodes, neologix, catalin.iacob, python-dev, sbt, numbernine, vsekhar, mrmekon, Stan.Seibert
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