[Python-ideas] solving multi-core Python

Oleg Broytman phd at phdru.name
Wed Jun 24 21:08:48 CEST 2015


On Wed, Jun 24, 2015 at 05:26:59PM +0200, Sturla Molden <sturla.molden at gmail.com> wrote:
> The absence of fork() is especially
> hurtful for an interpreted language like Python, in my opinion.

   I don't think fork is of major help for interpreted languages. When
most of your "code" is actually data most of your data pages are prone
to copy-on-write slowdown.

> Sturla

     Oleg Broytman            http://phdru.name/            phd at phdru.name
           Programmers don't die, they just GOSUB without RETURN.

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