Author torsten
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Date 2010-04-03.20:01:43
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Silly question, I know, but why isn't the GIL just implemented as a lock of the host operating system? After all, we want mutual exclusion, I don't see why condition variables are required for this.

I have to admin that I did not look at the source, so the reason might be documented there.
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