[Python-ideas] An alternate approach to async IO

Sturla Molden sturla at molden.no
Wed Nov 28 00:33:55 CET 2012

Den 27. nov. 2012 kl. 23:36 skrev Trent Nelson <trent at snakebite.org>:

>    Right, but with things like interlocked lists, you can make that
>    CPython|background_IO synchronization barrier much more performant
>    than relying on GIL acquisition.

You always need the GIL to call back to Python.  You don't need it for anything else. 


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