[zeromq-dev] Fwd: Re: New Python bindings
sustrik at 250bpm.com
Mon Feb 15 10:38:59 CET 2010
Jon Dyte wrote:
> On the other hand it might be cheaper to just take the hit of the copy, as
> using the ref count and free function, means the io thread would end up
> calling into the python runtime, which might slow things down more and
> possibly cause other threading issues.
Right. However, it depends on the Python runtime. Would it survive being
called from two different threads? If not so, making a copy of the
message is much more efficient than wrapping each call in a mutex.
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