GIL risky for threading and networking? (was Re: good book on multithreaded programming with Python)
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Peter Hansen <peter at engcorp.com> writes:
> Is this a case of fear arising out of ignorance?
Most probably. On the other hand, I probably wouldn't have spoken up
if I hadn't seen the post I replied to.
I am planning on as pure Python an approach as possible, and have been
from the start. I certainly wasn't trying to borrow trouble from the
future or optimize too early in development.
> If you have specific reasons for the concern, please provide them so
> we can address them.
This is the attitude that makes me tell my boss(es) that I get better
support from the open source community than I ever could from a
commercial outfit. Thanks!
> The GIL certainly doesn't get in the way of
> soft real-time work in any way that's significant.
I'm going to proceed with that expectation, thanks again.
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