Monthly Archives: June 2008

MySQL Announces Move to Bazaar

It has been a while coming, but MySQL has announced their move to Bazaar for version control.  This has been a long time coming, and it is great to finally see it announced publicly. The published Bazaar branches include 8 years of history going back to MySQL 3.23.22, imported from the BitKeeper repositories.  So you […]

How not to do thread local storage with Python

The Python standard library contains a function called thread.get_ident().  It will return an integer that uniquely identifies the current thread at that point in time.  On most UNIX systems, this will be the pthread_t value returned by pthread_self(). At first look, this might seem like a good value to key a thread local storage dictionary […]