Author ncoghlan
Recipients Olivier.Grisel, brett.cannon, eric.snow, larry, ncoghlan, pitrou, python-dev, sbt
Date 2013-12-15.12:43:43
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Bumping the priority on this, as multiprocessing is currently creating invalid child processes by failing to set __main__.__spec__ appropriately.

The attached patch is designed to get us started down that path. It's currently broken, but I need feedback from folks that know the multiprocessing code better than I do in order to know where best to start poking and prodding.

With the patch, invoking regrtest directly still works:

    ./python Lib/test/ -v test_multiprocessing_spawn

But relying on module execution fails:
    ./python -m test -v test_multiprocessing_spawn

I appear to be somehow getting child processes where __main__.__file__ is set, but __main__.__spec__ is not.
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