Getting around the GIL with POSH

Michael Hudson mwh at
Fri Aug 6 15:56:18 CEST 2004

Jon Perez <jbperez808 at> writes:

> Is anyone out there using POSH and is it reliable enough for
> production use?  Any plans to incorporate it into the Python
> distribution?

Well, I think it currently only works on x86, which is a bit of a
bind (I may be out of date).


  ... so the notion that it is meaningful to pass pointers to memory
  objects into which any random function may write random values
  without having a clue where they point, has _not_ been debunked as
  the sheer idiocy it really is.        -- Erik Naggum, comp.lang.lisp

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