[Stackless] question on preemtive scheduling semantics

Mads Darø Kristensen madsdk at gmail.com
Thu Mar 19 14:57:31 CET 2009


Hi Jeff.

Jeff Senn wrote:
> Hm. Do you mean "thread" or "process"? Because of the GIL you cannot use
> threads to overlap python
> execution within one interpreter (this has been discussed at great
> length here many times...) --
> depending on how you are measuring, perhaps you would aspire to get
> 200%, 400% ...etc for multicore....

I mean thread, not process. And what I meant with 100% utilization was 
200% for the 2-core Mac I tested on... At least that was what I thought 
I saw - I'll have to test that again some time :-)

Best regards
Mads




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