2011 August : Dragons in the Algorithm


How Even Immutables are Hard with Threads

Armen Rigo has a blog posting (worthy of an article of its own) proposing using STM (Software Transactional Memory) in PyPy. In a discussion on reddit someone suggested that you could have weaker threading guarantees and just use locks manually. more…

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