[Python-Dev] GIL behaviour under Windows

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Wed Oct 21 19:21:08 CEST 2009

Sturla Molden <sturla <at> molden.no> writes:
> It does not crash the interpreter, but it seems it can deadlock.

Kristján sent me a patch which I applied and is supposed to fix this.
Anyway, thanks for the numbers. The GIL does seem to fare a bit better (zero
latency with the Pi calculation in the background) than under Linux, although it
may be caused by the limited resolution of time.time() under Windows.



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