[Zope3-Users] Re: Reportlab threadsafe solution?

Jim Washington jwashin at vt.edu
Wed Sep 27 08:34:02 EDT 2006

Chris Withers wrote:
> Chris McDonough wrote:
>> Why not just use a mutex (a recursive lock makes things easier too)?
> Yeah, Big Fat Lock has been my solution with Reportlab, worked well 
> under high load for several years.
> I don't use RLocks myself, paranoia says they're not big or fat enough 
> ;-)
> Chris
Thanks, all, for the variety of interesting methodologies for addressing 

I am going with the threading.Lock idea.

RLock would be overkill, since the module does not do anything 
foreseeably reentrant.  And, I would not want to think myself 
insufficiently paranoid.  :)

-Jim Washington

More information about the Zope3-users mailing list