Friday 12:10 p.m.–12:55 p.m.

The Gilectomy: How's It Going?

Larry Hastings


One of the most interesting projects in Python today is Larry Hastings' "Gilectomy" project: the removal of Python's Global Interpreter Lock, or "GIL". Come for an up-to-the-minute status report: what's been tried, what has and hasn't worked, and what performance is like now.