[SciPy-user] scipy.sparse.linalg.cg not thread safe?
Tue Jan 27 15:31:25 CST 2009
>> In time we should replace all of the Fortran implementations of the
>> iterative methods with pure-Python code. This would be a nice target
>> for SciPy 0.8.
> Robert Kern
How would this be performance wise? Some iterative methods are fast in
Python, others are not. Why not protect Fortran code unsafe for threads
with a global lock in the Python module? It would not be any worse than
the GIL, which would affect pure Python code.
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