Author pitrou
Recipients Giovanni.Bajo, avian, bobbyi, gregory.p.smith, neologix, nirai, pitrou, sdaoden, vstinner
Date 2011-06-30.15:08:49
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> I was thinking about a run time warning that is emitted if you call
> os.fork() while multiple threads are active. It is ugly, but at least
> it tells you you are doing something that will in most cases not work
> correctly.

The problem is that multiprocessing itself, by construction, uses fork()
with multiple threads. Perhaps there's a way to use only non-blocking
communication instead (rendering the helper threads useless), but that's
not a trivial change.
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