Author pitrou
Recipients asvetlov, pitrou, tim.peters
Date 2017-09-19.11:33:54
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Attaching reproducer.  During interpreter shutdown, threading.main_thread() gets marked "stopped" (while it's obviously still running), while threading.current_thread() returns a DummyThread instance with the same ident as the main thread.

$ ./python 
-- before shutdown --
GC in thread <_MainThread(MainThread, started 140359122872064)>
main thread is <_MainThread(MainThread, started 140359122872064)>
-- during shutdown --
GC in thread <_DummyThread(Dummy-1, started daemon 140359122872064)>
main thread is <_MainThread(MainThread, stopped 140359122872064)>
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