[pypy-dev] master thesis with pypy

Maciej Fijalkowski fijall at gmail.com
Wed Sep 3 11:44:29 CEST 2008


On Wed, Sep 3, 2008 at 11:31 AM, Severin <seob at gmx.ch> wrote:
> safethread sound like something interesting. are there already any safthread
> ideas in pypy?
> In general, working on GILless ideas sounds more interesting than doing
> something on multiprocess framworks.
> It's a master thesis, that means there is room for experimental stuff, but
> in the end half a year is quite short, so the room is limited again :)
> was there any attempt to remove the GIL in pypy so far?
> --
> Severin
>

None that I know of at least. I think any serious GIL-removal proposal
requires some deeper thinking about what exactly are the expected
semantics.

Cheers,
fijal



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