decorators vs GIL

Xavier Combelle xavier.combelle at
Sun Aug 8 14:57:12 CEST 2004

>As far as "fixing" the GIL - well, no-one on Python-Dev has obviously
>found it to be a problem for them. I certainly can't recall a time in the
>last 5 years where the GIL has been a problem in any application I've
>written (including a number of heavily threaded applications). Coding
>threaded applications in Python does require _knowledge_ of the GIL,
>true, but there's nearly always ways to get around it.
For information is there some internet resources to understand what 
exactly the GIL is about ?

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