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Release the GIL in Cython code #8882
Pandas could release the GIL in parts of the Cython code. This would enable the parallel use of multiple cores with threading.
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May 22, 2015
Indeed, it mostly just takes a little bit of testing work. Glad to see this being done!
For what it's worth, I looked into releasing the GIL a little bit in the hashtable/index API as part of my IntervalIndex work (#8707). The main stumbling block I encountered was