[Python-Dev] GIL behaviour under Windows

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Thu Oct 22 19:16:46 CEST 2009

Tres Seaver <tseaver <at> palladion.com> writes:
> I read Sturla as saying there were 99,939 switches out of a possible
> 100,000, with sys.checkinterval set to 100.

Oops, you're right.
But depending on the elapsed time (again :-)), it may be too high, because
too many switches per second will add a lot of overhead and decrease performance.



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