[DB-SIG] Re: [Zope] ANNOUNCING: MySQLdb-0.0.3 now available
Tue, 20 Jul 1999 01:42:27 -0400 (EDT)
On Tue, 20 Jul 1999, Michel Pelletier wrote:
> Out of curiosity, does it release the Python global interpreter lock
> during I/O operations with the database?
Absolutely. That was one of the major motivations for writing it.
> This is something I'll be
> doing with the new Sybase DA and the possible DB2 one. We may want to
> trade notes.
It's pretty darn straight-forward. Got a section that could block? Stick
Py_BEGIN_ALLOW_THREADS before and Py_END_ALLOW_THREADS after. Don't
manipulate any Python objects within that region. It's pretty well
> -Michel the too lazy to download the source and look for himself
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