Source code for qpageview.locking

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"""
Manages locking access (across threads) to any object.

Use it for example to lock access to Poppler.Document instances.

"""

import threading
import weakref

_locks = weakref.WeakKeyDictionary()
_lock = threading.RLock()


[docs]def lock(item): """Return a threading.RLock instance for the given item. Use: with lock(document): do_something """ with _lock: try: return _locks[item] except KeyError: res = _locks[item] = threading.RLock() return res