[Python-ideas] Remove GIL with CAS instructions?

Casey Duncan casey at pandora.com
Wed Oct 21 01:38:34 CEST 2009

On Oct 20, 2009, at 5:31 PM, Sturla Molden wrote:

> Casey Duncan skrev:
>> I doubt anyone here would disagree with that, but to be taken  
>> seriously, you'll need to be *much* more specific. Enlighten us.
> I just showed you thread-safe incref and decref that don't require a  
> lock.

They looked like spinlocks to me, I was assuming you were talking  
about something else even more magical. I was still considering them  


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