Author eryksun
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Date 2016-07-14.02:50:34
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> Per Eryk's point about the difference in multiprocessing's behavior
> when using spawn vs. fork, the explanation for why it's done that
> way is also described in the DeveloperWorks article I mentioned above.

Please spell this out for me. Why can't the "fork" and "forkserver" variations call sys.exit(), and thus Py_Finalize? I don't see why it's OK to call the _shutdown function in Lib/threading.py from a spawned child but not a forked child.
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