[Python-ideas] Exploration PEP : Concurrency for moderately massive (4 to 32 cores) multi-core architectures

Jim Jewett jimjjewett at gmail.com
Thu Sep 20 00:12:48 CEST 2007

On 9/19/07, Adam Olsen <rhamph at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 9/19/07, Jim Jewett <jimjjewett at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 9/18/07, Brian Granger <ellisonbg.net at gmail.com> wrote:

> > So far, no one has been able to make these changes without seriously
> > mangling the C API and/or slowing things down a lot.  The current
> > refcount mechanism is so lightweight that it isn't clear this would
> > even be possible.

> Is 60-65% of normal CPython "a lot"?

Yes, but I think it is still better than the last serious attempt, so
it would be worth posting patches anyhow.


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