[Python-Dev] _tkinter problem with Stackless

Martin v. Loewis martin@v.loewis.de
28 May 2002 07:59:34 +0200

Greg Ewing <greg@cosc.canterbury.ac.nz> writes:

> Is this really necessary? Why can't you keep the
> whole stack in one piece?

Without that, you won't get
- fast tasklet switching (it now needs to copy only the topmost
  slice), and
- deep recursions (there is no stacklimit in stackless python)
IOW, without that approach, it won't be stackless.