Diez B. Roggisch
deets at nospam.web.de
Thu Mar 29 12:05:23 CEST 2007
> I beleive the convention is when calling an OS function which might
> block the global interpreter lock is dropped, thus allowing other
> python bytecode to run.
So what? That doesn't help you, as you are single-threaded here. The
released lock won't prevent the called C-code from taking as long as it
wants. |And there is nothing you can do about that.
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