Python thread

Adam Skutt askutt at
Fri Sep 2 04:28:58 CEST 2011

On Sep 1, 5:54 pm, Terry Reedy <tjre... at> wrote:
> > Does it mean that python threads are not mapped to the core in the system.
> They all run on the same core.

No, CPython is a native thread implementation, so they'll be scheduled
however the kernel sees fit.  Only allowing one thread to run at a
time doesn't mean they'll always run on the same core.


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