Python threading (was: Re: global interpreter lock not working as it should)

Jonathan Hogg jonathan at onegoodidea.com
Tue Aug 6 10:47:54 CEST 2002


On 6/8/2002 8:16, in article ddc19db7.0208052316.11c25c at posting.google.com,
"Armin Steinhoff" <a-steinhoff at web.de> wrote:

> Jonathan ... your interpretation of this code sequence is build on
> wrong assumptions.
> 
> No further comments to the rest of your posting ...

Armin, perhaps you could explain your understanding of the GIL code if you
believe mine to be faulty.

In particular I'd like to know why the test-and-set code is "plain nonsense"
and what 'thelock->mut' is used for.

Thanks,

Jonathan




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