Status of Python threading support (GIL removal)?

Tyler Laing trinioler at gmail.com
Fri Jun 19 19:05:10 CEST 2009


CPython itself can't... but the c extension can. Mine did.

On Fri, Jun 19, 2009 at 9:50 AM, OdarR <Olivier.Darge at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 19 juin, 16:16, Martin von Loewis <martin.vonloe... at hpi.uni-:
> > If you know that your (C) code is thread safe on its own, you can
> > release the GIL around long-running algorithms, thus using as many
> > CPUs as you have available, in a single process.
>
> what do you mean ?
>
> Cpython can't benefit from multi-core without multiple processes.
>
> Olivier
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