[SciPy-user] conforming to Python GIL...
Travis E. Oliphant
Fri Apr 4 12:09:03 CDT 2008
> What do you mean? Currently only lapack wrappers in scipy use threadsafe
> and there has been no attempts to use it elsewhere in scipy, awaik.
> I don't understand whether you consider it as a bad or good thing.
Really, the lapack wrappers have threadsafe? I'll have to check again.
Yesterday, when I looked at the f2py-generated code for gesv I did not
see any evidence of releasing of the GIL.
I suspect that the GIL should be released for most of the lapack code as
well. Is there much overhead that way?
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