Python threads and Numeric/SciPy exploit Dual Core ?

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at
Mon Oct 2 12:46:01 CEST 2006

"robert" wrote:

> Simple Python code obviously cannot use the dual core by Python threads.
> Yet, a program drawing CPU mainly for matrix computations - preferably
> with Numeric/SciPy -  will this profit from a dual core when using 2 (or
> more) Python threads?

as long as the binding releases the GIL, sure.


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