Getting around the GIL with POSH

Tom B. sbabbitt at commspeed.net
Fri Aug 6 17:32:52 CEST 2004


"Jon Perez" <jbperez808 at wahoo.com> wrote in message
news:2nhgq0Fvu3qU1 at uni-berlin.de...
> POSH, found at poshmodule.sourceforge.net , lets you share
> Python objects across processes like you would among threads
> and not have to resort to IPC mechanisms.
>
> Because separate processes do not share the GIL, this allows
> them to be scheduled on multiple CPUs.
>
> Is anyone out there using POSH and is it reliable enough for
> production use?  Any plans to incorporate it into the Python
> distribution?

You shoul have a look at Pyro (Python Remote Objects) at
http://pyro.sourceforge.net/index.html

"It is an advanced and powerful Distributed Object Technology system written
entirely in Python"

sounds like what you need.

Tom





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