[Stackless] Thread Migration
tismer at stackless.com
Fri Apr 25 21:39:08 CEST 2008
Richard Tew wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 24, 2008 at 6:33 PM, Justin Tulloss <jmtulloss at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Is there any way to move a tasklet from the thread that it's currently
>> running in to a different thread, short of reconstructing the tasklet
>> in the new thread?
> Given that reconstruction includes pickling and unpickling, no.
> Stackless is not actually stackless. Tasklets will be using memory
> from the stack space of the thread they are created on.
> Reconstruction, preferably via pickling, is the only option.
Not completely the truth, I think.
When a tasklet is only doing soft switching, then it does not
have any data from the C stack and then it can simply run
in a different thread. Like generators can too.
Not absolutely sure if it works, but this was the plan.
Maybe I'll add a test case.
cheers - chris
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