Soak: Avoid a possible deadlock. 81/28081/3
authorVratko Polak <vrpolak@cisco.com>
Tue, 28 Jul 2020 14:38:55 +0000 (16:38 +0200)
committerVratko Polak <vrpolak@cisco.com>
Tue, 28 Jul 2020 14:38:55 +0000 (16:38 +0200)
Change-Id: I31c2d7744b5cd3021132fb188480b8edec74986c
Signed-off-by: Vratko Polak <vrpolak@cisco.com>
resources/libraries/python/PLRsearch/PLRsearch.py

index fb4ee1a..ec58fbd 100644 (file)
@@ -601,15 +601,17 @@ class PLRsearch:
 
             dilled_function = dill.dumps(value_logweight_func)
             boss_pipe_end, worker_pipe_end = multiprocessing.Pipe()
-            boss_pipe_end.send(
-                (dimension, dilled_function, focus_tracker, max_samples)
-            )
+            # Do not send yet, run the worker first to avoid a deadlock.
+            # See https://stackoverflow.com/a/15716500
             worker = multiprocessing.Process(
                 target=Integrator.try_estimate_nd,
                 args=(worker_pipe_end, 10.0, self.trace_enabled)
             )
             worker.daemon = True
             worker.start()
+            boss_pipe_end.send(
+                (dimension, dilled_function, focus_tracker, max_samples)
+            )
             return boss_pipe_end
 
         erf_pipe = start_computing(self.lfit_erf, erf_focus_tracker)

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