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Re^2: The problem with "The Problem with Threads"

by BrowserUk (Patriarch)
on Jul 20, 2014 at 06:28 UTC ( #1094352=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: The problem with "The Problem with Threads"
in thread The problem with "The Problem with Threads"

As the current implementation of threads tries to simulate parallelism within one interpreter,

After 24 hrs of thinking about that statement, I cannot make it gel with my knowledge that each thread starts a new interpreter.

Given it is you, I assume I'm just misunderstanding your drift?

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Re^3: The problem with "The Problem with Threads"
by Corion (Patriarch) on Jul 20, 2014 at 06:57 UTC

    No, it was me who is simply wrong. Actually testing reveals that each thread really has its own namespace, like you say. So I'm less sure of where the actual problem or overhead lies with sharing data across threads, at least where the namespace is involved.

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