Status of Python threading support (GIL removal)?

OdarR Olivier.Darge at
Fri Jun 19 12:50:43 EDT 2009

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.


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