2.6, 3.0, and truly independent intepreters

Jesse Noller jnoller at gmail.com
Wed Oct 22 23:21:29 CEST 2008


On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 12:32 PM, Andy <andy55 at gmail.com> wrote:
> And, yes, I'm aware of the multiprocessing module added in 2.6, but
> that stuff isn't lightweight and isn't suitable at all for many
> environments (including ours).  The bottom line is that if you want to
> perform independent processing (in python) on different threads, using
> the machine's multiple cores to the fullest, then you're out of luck
> under python 2.

So, as the guy-on-the-hook for multiprocessing, I'd like to know what
you might suggest for it to make it more apt for your - and other
environments.

Additionally, have you looked at:
https://launchpad.net/python-safethread
http://code.google.com/p/python-safethread/w/list
(By Adam olsen)

-jesse



More information about the Python-list mailing list