[Stackless] slp_kill_tasks_with_stacks is broken

Richard Tew richard.m.tew at gmail.com
Mon Oct 3 11:51:32 CEST 2011

2011/9/23 Kristján Valur Jónsson <kristjan at ccpgames.com>:
> I've spent more thought on this.
> The end_tasklet() game is played because we create many temporary main tasklets when we enter python through the C api.
> This mechanism needs to be refined a bit when it comes to the main tasklet, for example, system exit exceptions should be propagated outwards on the main tasklet.
> For the tstate cleanup, it appears that a new temporary main tasklet needs to be created for things to work.
> I'll work some on getting these things shored up in the next days.

You might want to keep on shoring ;-)  test_threading locks up, likely
in an infinite loop.  I'm seeing this in the latest from SVN and the
identical code what is in the coming Stackless HG repo.


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