[Stackless] parallel processing

Christian Tismer tismer at tismer.com
Wed Oct 9 20:48:54 CEST 2002

Stephan Diehl wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I'm new to stackless and new to the list (hi chris). I just played aound a 
> little so far.

Schoen, Dich hier zu sehen :)

> I've a question regarding the greater picture of all of that. The features of 
> stackless (besides being stackless :-) come from the background of parallel 
> computing and network computing. So far, Python seems to be more of a single 
> processor language (GIL). Are there any plans or thoughts about building a 
> parallel python, or some framework that dispatches tasklets to free resources 
> (on the same machine or a remote computer)?

After finishing the IronPort port, I am planning to make
a parallel Stackless, both for multiple processors and for
multiple machines. I will implement a version of MPI.

This takes time. Don's expect it for this year :-)

ciao - chris

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