[BangPypers] Ideas for Python concurrency...

Noufal Ibrahim noufal at gmail.com
Tue Feb 8 10:03:23 CET 2011

On Tue, Feb 08 2011, Baishampayan Ghose wrote:

>> Mutliprocessing means, data copying, talking to each other through PIPES,
>> also it has its issues with running on Windows (all function calls should be
>> pickelable)
>> Threads seems pretty stable on most platforms where Python runs.
> Threads won't help you much because of the Python GIL.


He's suggesting an alternate implementation which might work around the
serialisation enforced by the GIL for CPU bound threads.


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