Will Python 3.0 remove the global interpreter lock (GIL)

Steven D'Aprano steve at REMOVE-THIS-cybersource.com.au
Wed Sep 19 17:51:57 CEST 2007


On Tue, 18 Sep 2007 18:09:26 -0700, TheFlyingDutchman wrote:

> How much faster/slower would Greg Stein's code be on today's processors
> versus CPython running on the processors of the late 1990's? 

I think a better question is, how much faster/slower would Stein's code 
be on today's processors, versus CPython being hand-simulated in a giant 
virtual machine made of clockwork?



-- 
Steven.



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