[Stackless] You cannot __reduce__ the tasklet ...
tismer at stackless.com
Wed Jun 2 23:41:23 CEST 2004
Arman Bostani wrote:
> In our version of thread pickling, we have a capture() call which
> pickles all frames up to the "capture" frame. e.g.
> def f():
> res = capture()
> if res:
> print 'captured', res
> # save res somewhere
> print 'unleashed'
> capture() returns the pickled thread so it can be saved somewhere.
> When res is unpickled (unleashed), the new thread behaves as if
> capture() just returned with result 0.
> I wonder if something like this is feasible with tasklets and the
> __reduce__ call?
So capture is a little like "pickling myself" upto a given frame.
I'm not too convinced that this is a general approach.
Maybe it would make sense to create a new tasklet in case of myself,
jump to it, let it do the pickle, and return with the value?
I'm not really convinced yet -- comments? - chris
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