[Python-Dev] GC and Vladimir's obmalloc
Guido van Rossum
Mon, 26 Feb 2001 10:46:59 -0500
> Executive Summary: obmalloc will allow more efficient GC and we
> should try hard to get it into 2.1.
Can you do it before the 2.1b1 release? We're planning that for this
Thursday, May 1st. Three days!
> Is the only issue with obmalloc treading? If so, what do we do to
> resolve this?
1. Yes, I think so. 2. It currently relies on the global interpreter
lock. That's why we want to make it an opt-in configuration option
(for now). Does that work with your proposed GC integration?
--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)