[CentralOH] Python on Ubuntu Question

Bryan Harris brywilharris at gmail.com
Wed Nov 30 19:46:21 CET 2011

If you want to get higher performance out of a python program by using
more than one core, you basically have to use stackless or processing.
 Threading can never use more than one core.

Stackless sounds like a nice solution and frankly I don't know why
stackless hasn't just merged into the main python tree.  As it is,
stackless is a PITA to get set up and the performance isn't that
different for most things.  It would be nice to take away recursion
limits and such.

Does anybody know what the disadvantages of stackless are?  Why hasn't
default python interpreter gone stackless?  Is there a performance hit
in some situations?

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