[Python-Dev] Fwd: Removal of GIL through refcounting removal.
matthieu.brucher at gmail.com
Mon Nov 3 21:48:08 CET 2008
2008/11/3 <skip at pobox.com>:
> >> I believe everyone here knows that. I believe what most people are
> >> clamoring for is to make "full use of their multi-CPU resources in a
> >> single process".
> Josiah> Which is, arguably, silly. As we've seen in the last 2 months
> Josiah> with Chrome, multiple processes for a single "program" is
> Josiah> actually a pretty good idea.
> I have no idea what Chrome is. Is it a CPU-intensive algorithm which can be
It's Google webbrowser ;)
> Josiah> With the multiprocessing module in the standard library offering
> Josiah> a threading-like interface, people no longer have any excuses
> Josiah> for not fully exploiting their multiple cores in Python.
> Except for communication overhead caused by replacing shared memory with
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