[Stackless] Proposed modification WRT threading and scheduling

Jeff Senn senn at maya.com
Wed Jan 9 21:56:43 CET 2008


On Jan 9, 2008, at 3:43 PM, Richard Tew wrote:

> On Jan 10, 2008 9:14 AM, Jeff Senn <senn at maya.com> wrote:
>> On an only-vaguely-related subject: it seems to me there is still  
>> some
>> bug (resulting in crash)
>> that we never really found trying to *generally* support tasklets
>> blocking/waking each other
>> across thread boundaries.  I, for instance, am going to some trouble
>> to only do this
>> in particular "small" (well-characterized) ways.  Is anyone doing  
>> this
>> in a large
>> enough scale to believe it is well tested?
>
> Are you sure this isn't the one I fixed but have not yet committed (I
> posted about it to the list a month or two ago)?

Nope - not sure at all.

> Paul, the guy who created the reproduction case, reported that the fix
> did the trick for him.  I am pretty happy with the fix, so if I can,
> I'll try and commit it now.

Excellent.  In this case I'll flip the state in my head from "broken"
to "possibly fixed" for the next time I delve...

Thanks!

> Richard.
>





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