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Author pitrou
Recipients brian.curtin, kristjan.jonsson, loewis, pitrou, sbt, tim.golden
Date 2011-03-20.19:07:30
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> Have you tried benchmarking it?
> Interlocked functions are *much* faster than Win32 mutex/semaphores in
> the uncontended case.  

Well, I'd rather have obviously correct code than
difficult-to-understand "speedy" code.

The patch I've posted takes less than a microsecond per acquire/release
pair, and that's in a virtual machine to begin with.

> Do you really want the GIL to be 10 times slower in the uncontended case? ;-)

The GIL doesn't use these functions (see ceval_gil.h).
Date User Action Args
2011-03-20 19:07:32pitrousetrecipients: + pitrou, loewis, kristjan.jonsson, tim.golden, brian.curtin, sbt
2011-03-20 19:07:30pitroulinkissue11618 messages
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