[issue3125] test_multiprocessing causes test_ctypes to fail
Amaury Forgeot d'Arc
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Thu Jun 19 00:03:06 CEST 2008
Amaury Forgeot d'Arc <amauryfa at gmail.com> added the comment:
> Yes, on Windows pickling is needed to pass data to a child process. In
> other contexts these objects are NOT picklable because you would have to
> worry about garbage collection of the original object before the copy is
> rebuilt by the other process. On unix pickling will always fail even if
> it "if win32" statement was removed.
I am not sure to understand. Can you elaborate?
How is memory management different between windows and unix?
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