[Python-Dev] Reworking the GIL

Stefan Ring s.r at visotech.at
Mon Nov 23 12:25:39 CET 2009

> I built something very similar for my company last year, and it’s been running
> flawlessly in production at a few customer sites since, with avg. CPU usage ~50%
> around the clock. I even posted about it on the Python mailing list [1] where
> there was almost no resonance at that time. I never posted code, though --
> nobody seemed to be too interested.

I've never bothered to make this tidy and nice, especially the
function naming (PySpecial_*) leaves some things to be desired. It's
not too bad, though; it just doesn't have commit-ready quality. I
don't worry about this anymore, so I just post what I have. Maybe
someone can make use of it.
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