[Stackless] PyCon 2011 Talk Acceptence and Questions on Greenlets

Andrew Francis andrewfr_ice at yahoo.com
Sun Jan 16 02:58:44 CET 2011

Hi Richard:

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Date: Fri, 14 Jan 2011 11:15:50 +0800
From: Richard Tew <richard.m.tew at gmail.com>
To: The Stackless Python Mailing List <stackless at stackless.com>
Subject: Re: [Stackless] PyCon 2011 Talk Acceptence and Questions on
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>Think of soft switching like getting the Python interpreter to switch
>what Python code it is executing.  And hard switching like getting the
>processor the Python interpreter is running on to switch what assembly
>instructions it is executing.  For the former, you much around with
>ceval and Python frames.  For the latter you just put new values into
>the PC and SP registers - it is that simple.

>I hope that clears up the misconception you have above.

Thanks for clear explanation. On my front, I am going through the code and stepping through it with a debugger. I am sort of having fun.



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