Recommended number of threads? (in CPython)

Paul Rubin http
Thu Oct 29 22:56:06 CET 2009

Neil Hodgson <nyamatongwe+thunder at> writes:
>    If you are running on a 32-bit environment, it is common to run out
> of address space with many threads. Each thread allocates a stack and
> this allocation may be as large as 10 Megabytes on Linux. 

I'm sure it's smaller than that under most circumstances.  I run
python programs with hundreds of threads all the time, and they don't
use gigabytes of memory.

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