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On Fri, Jun 17, 2011 at 12:40:28AM -0700, Bill Broadley wrote:

> Yeah, I'm pretty pleased with multi-processing, I spent a weekend trying
> to figure out why nothing was scaling with my python implementation
> before I found (and cursed) the GIL.

I believe the multiprocessing module (note: I mean the module with that
exact name) does give you threads without the GIL.  You can also use it
on a cluster, not just on a multicore system, still with the
shared-memory paradigm.

Norm

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