[Baypiggies] GIL for dummies

Benjamin Sergeant bsergean at gmail.com
Fri Jun 12 21:28:22 CEST 2009

I found that on reddit this morning, and it's very interesting for
people like me who followed the GIL heated debates without really
understanding a single bit ... the paper is very clear and based on
one CPU bound program that perform (way) better in a single thread
than in two threads (on a MacBook probably with 2 cores).


- Benjamin

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