[Stackless] Stackless crash
senn at maya.com
Fri Jun 30 20:37:25 CEST 2006
Richard Tew wrote:
> On 6/30/06, Jeff Senn <senn at maya.com> wrote:
>> ... seems a little "wrong" for the channel to hold a reference
>> to itself (but I really unsure how to the do the opposite: have the
>> hold the reference to the channel) and other things sometimes *seem*
>> about stackless too :-) :-)
>> The patch is pretty easy (included below), but I'm not *certain* it
>> change some basic refcnt assumption somewhere...
> Well, I don't know much about ref counting, which is why I was going
> to try and avoid it. But this is the only solution I can think of which
> should work. Well, except for forcing receive() to do hard switching
> instead of soft switching.
Yuck! Please don't! :-) :-)
Aside: my switch back to stackless (after using my own greenlet-based
implementation while waiting for a modern stackless) seems like
it improved my performance generally.
That is: I think that the soft-switching is more efficient for most things
I'm doing than all that memory-copying of stacks. Yay!
> I think I will wait for Christian's opinion on this before I apply
> the patch given the limited case in which the problem occurs.
Yep. Sounds right.
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