[Python-ideas] Optimistic Concurrency

Adam Olsen rhamph at gmail.com
Tue Oct 14 23:12:29 CEST 2008

On Tue, Oct 14, 2008 at 2:13 PM,  <skip at pobox.com> wrote:
>>>>>> "Adam" == Adam Olsen <rhamph at gmail.com> writes:
>    Adam> Safethread's use of monitors eliminates data contention.  The
>    Adam> bigger problem is refcounting, which optimistic concurrency
>    Adam> doesn't help.
> Thanks.  I see Safethread hasn't had a release in awhile.  Is it still
> up-to-date w.r.t. Subversion trunk?

Development has stalled due to lack of interest.  It's not up-to-date,
but the current plan is to strip the GIL removal changes out of it
(leaving them in a separate branch), which should make it much easier
to update.

Adam Olsen, aka Rhamphoryncus

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