Global Locking

Paul Rubin phr-n2002b at
Tue Aug 6 00:23:31 CEST 2002

Daniel Parks <Dan.Parks at> writes:
> I know that python has made the design decision to use a Global lock to
> control threading (GIL).  However, I am developing a system in which
> throughput is much less important than switching speed among threads.
> Has anyone thought of modifying python to this extent? 

Does Stackless count?

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