[Stackless] stackless python in a multicore environment

Steven H. Rogers steve at shrogers.com
Sat Sep 22 14:44:24 CEST 2007


Johan Carlsson wrote:
> ...
> It still possible to run a stackless application in parallel but
> I'm not sure pp is the best package to do that with.
> (Like I mentioned before, spread might be more suited to
> integrate with stackless, Spread is way more low level, and
> doesn't provide any scheduling of tasks just the multicast protocol).
>   
Twisted Spread is used by IPython1 
(http://ipython.scipy.org/moin/IPython1) to interactively work with 
Python engines running on multiple processors.  It's still alpha, but 
usable.  One should be able to get it to play nice with Stackless.

# Steve




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