[Stackless] Proposed modification WRT threading and scheduling

Kristján Valur Jónsson kristjan at ccpgames.com
Sat May 3 17:23:18 CEST 2008

I am confused, In my build I get an exception.
Have you tried running a debug version, or using a debugger?  Exiting without an exception is a bug.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Richard Tew [mailto:richard.m.tew at gmail.com]
> Sent: Saturday, May 03, 2008 14:00
> To: Kristján Valur Jónsson
> Cc: Stackless mailing list
> Subject: Re: [Stackless] Proposed modification WRT threading and
> scheduling
> On Sat, May 3, 2008 at 8:55 AM, Kristján Valur Jónsson
> <kristjan at ccpgames.com> wrote:
> > It doesn't exit, you just get the deadlock exception, right?
> >  This is what has always happened, and what used to happen if you
> >  compiled stackless without Thread support.  How is this bad?
> It exits with no exception.  This is bad because you expect a channel
> to block and if a receive call returns rather than just raising an
> error, you expect that to mean that it did something.  I couldn't work
> out why my code was not working, until I worked out this was going on.
> Should it raise a deadlock exception, or does that defeat the whole
> point of the change we made?  Should it block instead?
> Cheers,
> Richard.

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