[PyQt] Global Interpreter Lock
jason at jvoegele.com
Fri Apr 10 19:26:37 BST 2009
I am a relative newcomer to Python and I don't know much about the Global
Interpreter Lock (GIL) in general. However, I am developing a PyQt
application that makes fairly heavy use of QThread to perform multiple tasks
concurrently. I've heard some vague statements that PyQt manages the GIL
automatically, but can someone give a more precise statement about how the GIL
works for PyQt applications, especially when QThread is involved? Are there
any gotchas that I need to look out for?
Over the years, I've developed my sense of deja vu so acutely that now
I can remember things that *have* happened before ...
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