[Python-ideas] multiprocessing and physical CPU cores count

Westley Martínez anikom15 at gmail.com
Fri Sep 13 04:17:41 CEST 2013

> From: Python-ideas [mailto:python-ideas-
> bounces+anikom15=gmail.com at python.org] On Behalf Of Antoine Pitrou
> Sent: Thursday, September 12, 2013 2:16 PM
> To: python-ideas at python.org
> Subject: Re: [Python-ideas] multiprocessing and physical CPU cores
> count
> I'm not sure what the point would be.  From the point of the view of
> application programmer, the CPU topology is an almost esoteric detail.
> This would be appropriate for a third-party "system information"
> package, IMO (with memory speed, number of PCIe channels, cache
> associativity, etc.).
> Regards
> Antoine.

Isn't the whole point of a high-level language to be able to not
have to know about the hardware?

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