[Python-Dev] tiny optimization in ceval mainloop

Greg Ewing greg@cosc.canterbury.ac.nz
Fri, 30 Aug 2002 13:23:54 +1200 (NZST)

> > Would it be kosher to just drop the ticker to 0 whenever
> > things_to_do is set to true?
> I think not -- Py_AddPendingCall() is supposed to be called from
> interrupts and other low-level stuff, where you don't know whose
> thread state you would get.

Could you have just one ticker, instead of one
per thread?

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