[LAD] GIl, python, threading, and IPC

Patrick Stinson patrickstinson.lists at gmail.com
Tue Nov 17 19:04:04 UTC 2009

well, define "realtime safe"

Theoretically it's pretty unsafe, but on windows and mac it runs
pretty well for our music work so far :)

On Thu, Jun 18, 2009 at 9:22 AM, David Robillard <dave at drobilla.net> wrote:
> On Wed, 2009-06-17 at 17:16 -0800, Patrick Stinson wrote:
>> While CPython is more than capable of running fast enough in the audio
>> thread for control-rate (MIDI) work
> eeehhh.... no ;)
> Python is nowhere even remotely near realtime safe, unless you're doing
> some clever allocation stuff etc.?
> -dr

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