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After importing PySide multiprocessing pool hangs on numpy dot
otognan last edited by
I've got this very peculiar hanging happening on my machine when using pytnon multiprocessing Pool with numpy and PySide imported. This is the most entangled bug I have seen in my life so far:) The following code:
@import numpy as np
pool = multiprocessing.Pool(processes = 1)
np.dot(np.zeros((128, 1)), np.zeros((1, 32)))
if name == "main":
hangs printing only 'before dot..'. But it is supposed to print
so it hangs inside dot function.
There are several magical modifications I can do to prevent hanging:
if you decrease shape of arrays going into 'dot' (e.g. from 128 to 127)
(!) if you increase shape of arrays going into 'dot' from 128 to 256
if you do not use multiprocessing and just run function 'f'
if you comment out PySide import which is not used anywhere in the code
Any help is appreciated!
numpy=1.8.1. PySide=1.2.1 or 1.2.2
Python 2.7.5 (default, Sep 12 2013, 21:33:34) [GCC 4.2.1 Compatible Apple LLVM 5.0 (clang-500.0.68)] on darwin
Python 2.7.6 (default, Apr 9 2014, 11:48:52) [GCC 4.2.1 Compatible Apple LLVM 5.1 (clang-503.0.38)] on darwin
Albert Zeyer last edited by
Is it really numpy.dot or could it also be numpy.zeros?
I am allocating a huge 3d matrix via numpy.zeros and I seem to have a deadlock in some cases there too.