[Stackless] Bring Stackless.py in line with C based Stackless

Richard Tew richard.m.tew at gmail.com
Wed Dec 2 06:54:16 CET 2009

On Wed, Dec 2, 2009 at 2:49 PM, Andrew Francis <andrewfr_ice at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hi Folks:
> I have been looking at PyPy's Stackless.py module in order to implement an
> initial prototype of stackless.select(). I'm interested see what changes would have to made in the scheduler. To this extend, I found Robert
> Pike's "Implementation of Newsqueak" to be a very helpful paper.
> Eventually I will learn the PyPy tool chain and implement a language
> construct.
> From what I understand, the PyPy team has not had the bandwidth to work on
> Stackless.py in years.
> For the most part Stackless.py is fairly comprehensive but I see little problems in the code (i.e., I do not see a paused attribute). And now, we
> have tasklet priorities. Do folks here think it is important to keep Stackless.py in line with C based Stackless?

Tasklet priorities have not been committed, and are not going to be
committed until Kristjan revisits them

Correct me if I am wrong Kristjan?


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