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RE: [Xen-devel] saving domains

On Thu, 10 Feb 2005, Ian Pratt wrote:

> > > Well, maybe.  While "lighter weight" xend would be good,
> > maybe C would
> > > be a better implementation language for that lightweight
> > tool?  Seems
> > > like having the fat Python xend implementation use the fat Twisted
> > > library makes sense...
> >
> > Jared, think you meant "little sense" ? ;)
> > But otherwise, I agree. Is anyone tied to python as a solution?
> > Wouldn't it be better to carve out a more robust alternative
> > in C?
> There's nothing wrong with using python, its just Twisted that turned
> out to be a bad decision. I'd wager that a daemon written in python
> using language level threads would be rather smaller (in code size) and
> likely more robust than one written in C. I don't really buy the
> resource usage argument as a python interpreter is

Threads in python suck.  Only one thread at a time can be in the python

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