Parallelization on muli-CPU hardware?
grante at visi.com
Tue Oct 5 17:06:24 CEST 2004
On 2004-10-05, Sam G. <> wrote:
> According to the fact that all Thread run on the same CPU
I don't think anybody said that, and based on my understanding
of Python's threading, I don't see why it would be true.
> (if i didn't understand wrong), i'm asking if python will
> suffer from the future multicore CPU. Will not python use only
> one core, then a half or a quarter of CPU ? It could be a
> serious problem for the future of python...
AFAIK, the threads aren't all locked to a single CPU. However,
there is a global interpreter lock (a mutex), which somewhat
prevents simultaneous execution of threads when they _are_ on
> I'm sorry if I ask a stupid alsmost-newbie question, but it's
> not the first time I'm asking it.
Grant Edwards grante Yow! What UNIVERSE is
at this, please??
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