Producer/consumer Queue "trick"
evan at tokenexchange.com
Mon Jan 17 13:00:42 EST 2005
Nick Coghlan wrote:
> Paul Rubin wrote:
>> That's weird. Preemption should happen every few dozen milliseconds
>> unless you've purposely increased the preemption delay.
> To me, it smells like a call into a C extension which isn't releasing
> the GIL before starting a time-consuming operation.
Sorry, I think I misled you both -- "a long time" is actually the few
dozen milliseconds of a normal preemption, which is only long relative
to the single millisecond that the consumer typically takes to handle a
Evan @ 4-am
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