Embedding Python, threading and scalability

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Fri Jul 11 16:23:58 CEST 2003


In article <3F0E9125.10185EB9 at hotmail.com>,
Alan Kennedy  <alanmk at hotmail.com> wrote:
>Simon Wittber (Maptek) wrote:
>>
>> To write scalable applications in Python, one must write the
>> 'scalabilty-required' parts n C.
>
>Or Pyrex? Or Boost? 
>
>Do either of these products release the GIL when control is
>transferred to the C/C++ extensions?

Not automatically, that's for certain; dunno if either provides any
features to make the job easier.
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