[Python-3000] Kill GIL? - to PEP 3099?

Oleg Broytmann phd at phd.pp.ru
Mon Sep 18 18:02:33 CEST 2006

On Mon, Sep 18, 2006 at 11:56:51AM -0400, Jim Jewett wrote:
> IIRC, his most recent statements boiled down to:
> (1)  The GIL works well enough, most of the time.

1a. On multiprocessor/multicore systems use processes, not threads.

> (2)  Taking it out is harder than people realize.
> (3)  Therefore, he won't spend too much time rethinking unless/until
> there is code to evaluate.

     Oleg Broytmann            http://phd.pp.ru/            phd at phd.pp.ru
           Programmers don't die, they just GOSUB without RETURN.

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