GIL state during import
tjreedy at udel.edu
Wed Feb 17 00:01:08 CET 2010
On 2/16/2010 4:37 PM, Doron Tal wrote:
> Is the GIL released during import statement execution when accessing the
> If not, is it a bug?
> If it is not a bug, or it is here to stay for any other reason, I think
> it should be mentioned in the documentation.
The CPython GIL is a CPython implementation artifact and should not be
mentioned in the language docs (and is not, as far as I know). Were you
thinking of something else? And why this specific feature of its
behavior, whatever it is.
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