GIL release

Pierre Barbier de Reuille pierre.barbier at
Fri Mar 18 16:30:34 CET 2005

Do you mean in Python or in C ?

In C this is described in details in the documentation. In Python, I 
don't think there is a way ! If you want to do so you'll want to use a 
micro sleep ...


Alastair Basden a écrit :
> Hi,
> Does anyone know whether there is a way for a python thread to release 
> the global interpreter lock, and let all other threads have a chance at 
> running before re-acquiring it?  Does the thread scheduling follow a 
> round-robin method?
> Thanks,
> agb.

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