[Python-ideas] solving multi-core Python

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Sun Jun 21 14:55:42 CEST 2015

On 21 June 2015 at 07:42, Eric Snow <ericsnowcurrently at gmail.com> wrote:
> tl;dr Let's exploit multiple cores by fixing up subinterpreters,
> exposing them in Python, and adding a mechanism to safely share
> objects between them.
> This proposal is meant to be a shot over the bow, so to speak.  I plan
> on putting together a more complete PEP some time in the future, with
> content that is more refined along with references to the appropriate
> online resources.
> Feedback appreciated!  Offers to help even more so! :)

For folks interested in more of the background and design trade-offs
involved here, with Eric's initial post published, I've now extracted
and updated my old answer about the GIL from the Python 3 Q & A page,
and turned it into its own article:


P.S. The entry for the old Q&A answer is still there, but now
redirects to the new article:

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