performance difference between OSx and Windows

Scott David Daniels scott.daniels at
Mon May 22 20:16:31 CEST 2006

Brian wrote:
> As one additional question, can someone point me in the direction of a
> resource that would explain how I could use Python to tell me what core
> is actually handling the process?  I am not even sure if something like
> this exists, but it would be an interesting feature to explore.

Since the GIL is released from time to time (on any system call that may
wait, for example), it is a single core at any one instant, but is not
necessarily the same core over time.

--Scott David Daniels
scott.daniels at

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