threading support in python

Andre Meyer meyer at
Tue Sep 5 19:19:57 CEST 2006

This seems to be an important issue and fit for discussion in the context of
Py3k. What is Guido's opinion?

As a developer of a multi-threaded system I would like to know more about
these issues, so it's no time wasted for me... ;-)


On 9/5/06, skip at <skip at> wrote:
>     Steve> Given the effort that GIL-removal would take, I'm beginning to
>     Steve> wonder if PyPy doesn't offer a better way forward than CPython,
>     Steve> in terms of execution speed improvements returned per
>     Steve> developer-hour.
> How about execution speed improvements per hour of discussion about
> removing
> the GIL? ;-)
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