17.9. _dummy_thread — Drop-in replacement for the _thread module

Source code: Lib/_dummy_thread.py

Deprecated since version 3.7: Python now always has threading enabled. Please use _thread (or, better, threading) instead.

This module provides a duplicate interface to the _thread module. It was meant to be imported when the _thread module was not provided on a platform.

Be careful to not use this module where deadlock might occur from a thread being created that blocks waiting for another thread to be created. This often occurs with blocking I/O.