python threads on multi-CPU machines

Cameron Laird claird at
Tue Aug 19 17:57:29 CEST 2003

In article <HVi0b.10621$YC.655182 at>,
Paul McGuire <ptmcg at> wrote:
>I'm sorry if this is off-topic, and I am fairly new in this newsgroup, but I
>know we were very eager to push multiCPU machines on our customers, and we
>did not realize what risk we were taking on.
I'll respond on a largely emotional level:  yes, multi-CPU 
hosts seem to be all about taking on risk.  A LOT of things
can go wrong (and in poorly reproducible ways, worst of all).

Cameron Laird <Cameron at>

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