[Numpy-discussion] Question about Optimization (Inline, and Pyrex)

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Tue Apr 17 15:43:38 CDT 2007

Matthieu Brucher wrote:
> I would say that if the underlying atlas library is multithreaded, numpy
> operations will be as well. Then, at the Python level, even if the
> operations take a lot of time, the interpreter will be able to process
> threads, as the lock is freed during the numpy operations - as I
> understood for the last mails, only one thread can access the
> interpreter at a specific time -

ATLAS doesn't *underlie* much of numpy at all. Just dot() and the functions in
linalg, nothing else.

Robert Kern

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