Threading issue in cygwin python 2.5.1-2 ?

René Berber
Tue Feb 12 03:05:00 GMT 2008

Jim Kleckner wrote:
> Would someone mind trying the following to see if you get the same 
> behavior?
> cd /usr/lib/python2.5/test
> python
> Observe that it hangs at "creating task 1".

Yes.  After a while of being idle threads go down from 11 to 9, but 
nothing else happens.

> And (using bash):
> cd /usr/lib/python2.5/test
> python >& testall.out
> and observe that test_wait4 fails.

Yes.  Testing finished, on the log I see a couple of tracebacks:

test_wait (test.test_wait4.Wait4Test) ... Traceback (most recent call last):
ERROR: test_wait (test.test_wait4.Wait4Test)
test test_wait4 failed -- Traceback (most recent call last):
René Berber

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