Author oesteban
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Date 2018-12-17.21:56:47
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Hi Victor,

That would be great. However, we played a bit with an alternative implementation of posix_spawn (one I got from one related bpo), and it didn't seem to make any difference in terms of memory allocation.

Then, we found out that posix_spawn uses fork by default (Linux implementation). So the large memory allocations still happen. One can set the vFork option, but that is apparently a very bad idea, as far as we read.

Is that correct?
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