[pypy-dev] Releasing the GIL in CPython extensions?

Carl Friedrich Bolz cfbolz at gmx.de
Thu Apr 5 22:24:21 CEST 2007

Simon Burton wrote:
> On Thu, 5 Apr 2007 16:03:25 -0400
> Gary Robinson <grobinson at goombah.com> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> In PyPy's facilities for writing a CPython extension, would it be conceivable to have an option to release the CPython GIL when the extension is entered and grab it back upon exit?
> It's easy enough to call the PyGIL_ functions manually from rpython..

That might well be, but that does not release PyPy's GIL when the module 
is used together with PyPy.


Carl Friedrich

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