What is gevent?#
Lightweight execution units based on greenlets.
Cooperative DNS queries performed through a threadpool, dnspython, or c-ares.
Monkey patching utility to get 3rd party modules to become cooperative
Subprocess support (through gevent.subprocess)
gevent is inspired by eventlet but features a more consistent API, simpler implementation and better performance. Read why others use gevent and check out the list of the open source projects based on gevent.
gevent was written by Denis Bilenko.
Since version 1.1, gevent is maintained by Jason Madden for NextThought (through gevent 21) and Institutional Shareholder Services with help from the contributors and is licensed under the MIT license.
See what’s new in the latest major release.
Check out the detailed changelog for this version.