[BangPypers] Ideas for Python concurrency...

Vishal vsapre80 at gmail.com
Tue Feb 8 10:29:26 CET 2011


On Tue, Feb 8, 2011 at 2:33 PM, Noufal Ibrahim <noufal at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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.
> _______________________________________________
>

Thanks Noufal. You've explained my mental situation, with respect to the
idea, exactly... :))

Vishal


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