[Python-Dev] Reworking the GIL

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Wed Oct 28 12:36:27 CET 2009

Kristján Valur Jónsson <kristjan <at> ccpgames.com> writes:
> In my experience (from stackless python) using priority wakeup for IO can
result in very erratic
> scheduling when there is much IO going on, every IO trumping another.

I whipped up a trivial multithreaded HTTP server using
socketserver.ThreadingMixin and wsgiref, and used apachebench against it with a
reasonable concurrency level (10 requests at once). Enabling/disabling priority
requests doesn't seem to make a difference.



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