[Numpy-discussion] PRNGs and multi-threading
Fri Aug 21 21:09:08 CDT 2009
Robert Kern skrev:
> Although you don't really have re-entrancy issues, you will usually
> want one PRNG per thread for determinism.
I see... numpy.random.rand does not have re-entrancy issues because of
the GIL, but I get indeterminism from the OS scheduling the threads.
RandomState might not release the GIL either, but preserves determinism
in presence of multiple threads. Thanks. :-)
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