when "normal" parallel computations in CPython will be implemented at last?

Andrew Berg bahamutzero8825 at gmail.com
Sun Jul 1 21:09:51 CEST 2012


On 7/1/2012 1:53 PM, Thomas Jollans wrote:
> As far as I can tell, there are no concrete plans to integrate
> concurrency better, or get rid of the GIL, at the moment. To quote
> http://wiki.python.org/moin/GlobalInterpreterLock
> 
>   """Getting rid of the GIL is an occasional topic on the python-dev
> mailing list. No one has managed it yet."""
There's also this, recently written by one of CPython's core devs:
http://python-notes.boredomandlaziness.org/en/latest/python3/questions_and_answers.html#but-but-surely-fixing-the-gil-is-more-important-than-fixing-unicode
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