Embedding Python, threading and scalability

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Fri Jul 11 01:48:57 CEST 2003

In article <mailman.1057877718.17081.python-list at python.org>,
Jeff Epler  <jepler at unpythonic.net> wrote:
>On Thu, Jul 10, 2003 at 03:54:14PM -0400, Aahz wrote:
>> Other people have mentioned Perl and Tcl in this thread.  I wonder how
>> they deal with the problem of loading DLLs with static data.
>As far as I know, tcl enforces a one interpreter to one thread
>requirement.  An extension should have only thread-local data, using a
>Tcl-supplied API.

What happens when Tcl wants to interact with some 3rd-party DLL that is
*not* thread-safe?
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