[Python-3000] Backporting multiprocessing?
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Thu Oct 16 21:28:31 CEST 2008
Skip Montanaro wrote:
> I'd like to try backporting the multiprocessing module to Python 2.4. My first
> problem appears to be the reliance on a complete(?) rewrite of the buffer stuff.
> Any clues about transforming this code would be much appreciated.
> (Note: I'm backporting because the Python 2.6 version appears to be much more
> robust than the 0.52 third-party release.)
Good timing, Skip! I was planing to do a backport to 2.5, too. I've some
experience with both the old and the new buffer protocol. I might be of
some assistance to you.
I like to make as much code of the trunk version compatible with 2.5 and
2.4 as possible. Let's see how far we can get with a bunch of macros and
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