About distribution maintainers ([ANNOUNCE] OfflineIMAP v6.3.0 released)

Leif Walsh leif.walsh at gmail.com
Mon Dec 13 08:46:02 GMT 2010

On Mon, 13 Dec 2010, Christoph Höger wrote:

> One thing that should be adressed are those 100% cpu crashes that occur
> quite regulary. I've already opened a thread on that topic. If somebody
> has an idea on howto debug those, I'd be glad to provide some hands.

This was addressed by Sebastian recently.  I committed the fix locally,
here's the relevant part of the diff:

diff --git a/offlineimap/threadutil.py b/offlineimap/threadutil.py
index b516f68..8e96d31 100644
--- a/offlineimap/threadutil.py
+++ b/offlineimap/threadutil.py
@@ -113,10 +113,14 @@ def exitnotifymonitorloop(callback):
     global exitthreads
     while 1:                            # Loop forever.
-            thrd = exitthreads.get(False)
+            # We need a timeout to keep python from blocking signal
+            # handlers (http://bugs.python.org/issue1360), picked
+            # something large for now, could be more intelligently chosen
+            # in the future.
+            thrd = exitthreads.get(True, 120)
         except Empty:
-            time.sleep(1)
+            pass


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