[Python-Dev] Improved thread switching

Stefan Ring s.r at visotech.at
Wed Mar 19 17:09:11 CET 2008

Adam Olsen <rhamph <at> gmail.com> writes:

> Can you try with a call to sched_yield(), rather than nanosleep()?  It
> should have the same benefit but without as much performance hit.
> If it works, but is still too much hit, try tuning the checkinterval
> to see if you can find an acceptable throughput/responsiveness
> balance.

I tried that, and it had no effect whatsoever. I suppose it would make an effect
on a single CPU or an otherwise heavily loaded SMP system but that's not the
secnario we care about.

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