15.5 dummy_threading -- Drop-in replacement for the threading module

This module provides a duplicate interface to the threading module. It is meant to be imported when the thread module is not provided on a platform.

Suggested usage is:

    import threading as _threading
except ImportError:
    import dummy_threading as _threading

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.

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