36.7. autoGIL — Global Interpreter Lock handling in event loops
The autoGIL module provides a function installAutoGIL() that
automatically locks and unlocks Python’s Global Interpreter Lock when
running an event loop.
This module has been removed in Python 3.x.
- Raised if the observer callback cannot be installed, for example because the
current thread does not have a run loop.
Install an observer callback in the event loop (CFRunLoop) for the current
thread, that will lock and unlock the Global Interpreter Lock (GIL) at
appropriate times, allowing other Python threads to run while the event loop is
Availability: OSX 10.1 or later.