Parallelization on muli-CPU hardware?

Andreas Kostyrka andreas at kostyrka.org
Wed Oct 6 14:13:36 CEST 2004


On Tue, Oct 05, 2004 at 11:32:53PM +0200, Daniel Dittmar wrote:
> Andreas Kostyrka wrote:
> >So, IMHO, there are basically the following design decisions:
> >GIL: large granularity
> >MSL: (many small locks) would slow down the overall execution of Python
> >     programs.
> >MSLu: (many small locks, unsafe) inacceptable because it would change
> >      Python experience ;)
> 
> You forgot GarbageCollection instead of reference counting.
Well, "GarbageCollection" isn't really an option for a portable ANSI C
program, isn't it?

Andreas

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> Daniel
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