[concurrency] Inside the Python GIL

Pete pfein at pobox.com
Fri Jun 12 17:16:12 CEST 2009

I didn't attend last night's UG, but I saw Dave give a version of this  
talk about a month ago.  I'll second Carl's opinion - this talk is of  
critical importance to anyone using threads in Python.

Begin forwarded message:

> From: Carl Karsten <carl at personnelware.com>
> Date: June 12, 2009 10:51:33 AM EDT
> To: The Chicago Python Users Group <chicago at python.org>
> Subject: Re: [Chicago] Posted : Video
> * David Beazley: mind-blowing presentation about how the Python GIL
> actually works and why it's even worse than most people even imagine.
> http://blip.tv/file/2232410   http://www.dabeaz.com/python/GIL.pdf

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