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[ASYNC-52] Go block run by multiple threads at the same time for a single chan instance Created: 29/Jan/14  Updated: 20/Apr/14  Resolved: 20/Apr/14

Status: Closed
Project: core.async
Component/s: None
Affects Version/s: None
Fix Version/s: None

Type: Defect Priority: Major
Reporter: Gerrit Jansen van Vuuren Assignee: Rich Hickey
Resolution: Not Reproducible Votes: 0
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I'm using channels instead of agents to provide serial access to resources.
The logic is: (ch is buffered)
go loop:
f = read ch

f is a function that in my test case writes to a output stream, sometimes f will close the output stream, and recreate a new one. The output stream is held in a shared atom. If the go block takes one value after another everything should run fine. The thing is I get an output stream closed exception. After several runs it 'seems' to me that the go block is run by different threads at the same time.

If I change the go block to a thread the error goes away.

To reproduce the error:
clone https://github.com/gerritjvv/fun-utils

and run in leiningen

(use 'fun-utils.chtest)

The file is https://github.com/gerritjvv/fun-utils/blob/master/src/fun_utils/chtest.clj

The go block is on line 24.

Comment by Gerrit Jansen van Vuuren [ 29/Jan/14 5:49 PM ]

please ignore and close this.
I've found the cause: I was creating a new channel on every write .

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