[Stackless] slp_kill_tasks_with_stacks is broken

Kristján Valur Jónsson kristjan at ccpgames.com
Fri Oct 7 14:15:38 CEST 2011

Yes, I just noticed that. 
Unfortunate, I'll try to do a super great fix soon.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: stackless-bounces at stackless.com [mailto:stackless-
> bounces at stackless.com] On Behalf Of Richard Tew
> Sent: 3. október 2011 09:52
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> Subject: Re: [Stackless] slp_kill_tasks_with_stacks is broken
> 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.
> Cheers,
> Richard.
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