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Author vstinner
Recipients pitrou, vstinner
Date 2011-06-10.21:10:43
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It looks like the sentinel doesn't handle fatal death of the child process:

test test_multiprocessing crashed -- Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "./Lib/test/", line 1043, in runtest_inner
  File "/Users/db3l/buildarea/3.x.bolen-tiger/build/Lib/test/", line 2189, in test_main
  File "/Users/db3l/buildarea/3.x.bolen-tiger/build/Lib/multiprocessing/", line 531, in start
    self._address = reader.recv()
  File "/Users/db3l/buildarea/3.x.bolen-tiger/build/Lib/multiprocessing/", line 273, in recv
    buf = self._recv_bytes(sentinels=sentinels)
  File "/Users/db3l/buildarea/3.x.bolen-tiger/build/Lib/multiprocessing/", line 430, in _recv_bytes
    buf = self._recv(4, sentinels)
  File "/Users/db3l/buildarea/3.x.bolen-tiger/build/Lib/multiprocessing/", line 413, in _recv
    raise EOFError
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2011-06-10 21:10:43vstinnersetrecipients: + vstinner, pitrou
2011-06-10 21:10:43vstinnersetmessageid: <>
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