[ANNOUNCE] Garbage collection for Python

Florian Weimer fw at deneb.cygnus.argh.org
Tue Apr 11 19:47:49 CEST 2000


Hrvoje Niksic <hniksic at iskon.hr> writes:

> > Are we talking about multiple Python instances running in a single
> > thread?
> 
> No, we're talking (I think) about multiple Python instances running in
> a single process, each in its own thread.

Yes.  AFAIK, Python doesn't perform well in a SMP environment, because
the interpreter only runs on one CPU at a given time, even if you
create multiple Python threads.



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