can multi-core improve single funciton?

Paul Rubin http
Wed Feb 11 06:51:00 CET 2009

oyster <lepto.python at> writes:
> Hi, guys, my fib(xx) is just an example to show "what is a single
> function" and "what is the effect I expect to see when enable
> multi-core".
> My real purpose is to know "whether multi-core can help to improve
> the speed of a common function". But I know definitely that the
> answer is NO.

Well, it depends on the implementation.  Python isn't at the moment
designed for using multicores but as it evolves that may change.

The blog post
may be of interest re parallelizing that fibonacci function.

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