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Date 2018-11-19.19:14:32
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The general rule in Python is that nothing can be considered atomic unless specifically documented as atomic (such as the queue module or lru_cache which have internal locks).  The only safe action is to put locks around all accesses to shared resources.  We should have a FAQ entry to that effect.  It should also note that "thread-safe" means different things to different people.
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