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This code snippet shows how to wrap a concurrent.futures.Executor class to provide a limited queue size.
from threading import BoundedSemaphore
from concurrent.futures import ProcessPoolExecutor
class MaxQueuePool:
"""This Class wraps a concurrent.futures.Executor
limiting the size of its task queue.
If `max_queue_size` tasks are submitted, the next call to submit will block
until a previously submitted one is completed.
def __init__(self, executor, max_queue_size, max_workers=None):
self.pool = executor(max_workers=max_workers)
self.pool_queue = BoundedSemaphore(max_queue_size)
def submit(self, function, *args, **kwargs):
"""Submits a new task to the pool, blocks if Pool queue is full."""
future = self.pool.submit(function, *args, **kwargs)
return future
def pool_queue_callback(self, _):
"""Called once task is done, releases one queue slot."""
if __name__ == '__main__':
pool = MaxQueuePool(ProcessPoolExecutor, 8)
f = pool.submit(print, "Hello World!")

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@tveastman tveastman commented Jun 27, 2019

Hi, I just wanted to let you know that I found this very helpful.

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