[Python-Dev] GIL behaviour under Windows
phillip.sitbon+python-dev at gmail.com
Thu Oct 22 20:19:37 CEST 2009
I know I already posted some relevant threads to the other discussion,
but I wanted to point out a couple of specific comments on GIL
fairness from the discussion:
On Thu, Oct 22, 2009 at 10:16 AM, Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net> wrote:
> 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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