[Python-Dev] threading (GilState) question
mwh at python.net
Sun Apr 10 17:22:15 CEST 2005
Bob Ippolito <bob at redivi.com> writes:
> Is there a good reason to *not* call PyEval_InitThreads when using a
> threaded Python?
Well, it depends how expensive ones OS's locking primitives are, I
think. There were some numbers posted to the twisted list recently
that showed it didn't make a whole lot of difference on some platform
or other... I don't have the knowledge or the courage to make that
> Sounds like it would just be easier to implicitly call it during
> Py_Initialize some day.
That might indeed be simpler.
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