Will Python 3.0 remove the global interpreter lock (GIL)

Luis M. González luismgz at gmail.com
Mon Sep 3 07:10:39 CEST 2007


On Sep 2, 11:16 pm, llothar <llot... at web.de> wrote:
> On 3 Sep., 07:38, "Eduardo O. Padoan" <eduardo.pad... at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > > No.http://www.artima.com/weblogs/viewpost.jsp?thread=211430
>
> > Ops, I meant:http://www.artima.com/forums/threaded.jsp?forum=106&thread=211200
>
> Thanks. I whish there would be a project for rewritting the C
> interpreter
> to make it better and more useable for threading use.
>
> But the CPU infrastructure is also not perfect enough so maybe it's
> good to
> wait with this a few more years until Intel and AMD know what they are
> doing.


I read somewhere that PYPY won't have the interpreter lock (I may be
wrong though).
Check it out: http://codespeak.net/pypy





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