Will Python 3.0 remove the global interpreter lock (GIL)

TheFlyingDutchman zzbbaadd at aol.com
Wed Sep 19 20:07:48 CEST 2007


On Sep 19, 8:51 am, Steven D'Aprano <st... at REMOVE-THIS-
cybersource.com.au> wrote:
> 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.

Steven, You forgot this part:

"And if you decide to answer, please add a true/false response
to this statement - "CPython in the late 1990's ran too slow"'.





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