Alternatives to Stackless Python?
chris.cavalaria at free.fr
Fri Sep 23 14:18:33 CEST 2005
Olivier Dormond a écrit :
> Christophe wrote:
>> simonwittber at gmail.com a écrit :
>>>> I found LGT http://lgt.berlios.de/ but it didn't seem as if the
>>>> NanoThreads module had the same capabilites as stackless.
>>> What specific capabilities of Stackless are you looking for, that are
>>> missing from NanoThreads?
>> Capabilities of the different "threadlike" systems are somewhat muddy.
>> What myself I like in stackless is :
>> - you can put context switching instuctions anywhere in the callstack
>> without having to explicitely chain the operation
>> - pickle support
>> Not sure if greenlets support pickling yet. There are no info on that
>> point and my tests weren't succesful.
> The greenlets play with the underlying CPU stack directly so I don't
> think they could ever be pickled.
Then they are useless for nearly all the uses cases I need them :/ And
that's why stackless is still relevant here. Or maybe pypy too but it's
still a long time to go.
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