[Python-Dev] Exploration PEP : Concurrency for moderately massive (4 to 32 cores) multi-core architectures

Krishna Sankar ksankar at doubleclix.net
Wed Sep 19 04:43:18 CEST 2007


Justin,
    Yep, trying out an implementation is a good way. Please share your 
thoughts as and when you are ready.
Cheers & good luck
<k/>
Justin Tulloss wrote:
>
>
> On 9/18/07, *Krishna Sankar* <ksankar at doubleclix.net 
> <mailto:ksankar at doubleclix.net>> wrote:
>
>     Folks,
>        As a follow-up to the py3k discussions started by Bruce and
>     Guido, I
>     pinged Brett and he suggested I submit an exploratory proposal. Would
>     appreciate insights, wisdom, the good, the bad and the ugly.
>
>
> I am currently working on parallelizing python as an undergraduate 
> independent study. I plan on first removing the GIL with as little 
> overall effect as possible and then implementing a task-oriented 
> threading API on top, probably based on Stackless (since they already 
> do a great job with concurrency in a single thread).
>
> If you're interested in all the details, I'd be happy to share. I 
> haven't gotten far yet (the semester just started!), but I feel that 
> actually implementing these things would be the best way to get a PEP 
> through.
>
> Justin
>
>



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