Commit 53fa545c authored by Armin Rigo's avatar Armin Rigo

Update this FAQ entry

parent b7f15409
......@@ -147,12 +147,12 @@ whether some effects are ok or not for the user (i.e. the Python
programmer).
Instead, since 2012, there is work going on on a still very experimental
Software Transactional Memory (STM) version of PyPy. This should give
an alternative PyPy which internally has no GIL, while at the same time
`Software Transactional Memory`_ (STM) version of PyPy. This should give
an alternative PyPy which works without a GIL, while at the same time
continuing to give the Python programmer the complete illusion of having
one. It would in fact push forward *more* GIL-ish behavior, like
declaring that some sections of the code should run without releasing
the GIL in the middle (these are called *atomic sections* in STM).
one.
.. _`Software Transactional Memory`: stm.html
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Is PyPy more clever than CPython about Tail Calls?
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