Dedicated CPU core for Python?

Michael Hoffman cam.ac.uk at mh391.invalid
Thu Apr 26 20:35:17 CEST 2007


Louise Hoffman wrote:

> I was wondering, if Python in the foerseeable future will allocate one
> CPU core just for the interpreter, so heavy Python operations does
> slow down the OS?

When running scripts, or loading modules, Python does not really behave 
as an interpreter. Instead it compiles the human-readable code to a 
bytecode which it then runs on a virtual machine.
-- 
Michael Hoffman (no relation)



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