[Chicago] Stackless

skip at pobox.com skip at pobox.com
Tue Jun 5 22:25:42 CEST 2007

    Chris> Which is fine, except that its kind of a pain to write a forking
    Chris> anything, IMHO.  It's not a paradigm that I can whip out when I
    Chris> really need to.  It would be cool if the stackless guys would
    Chris> apply their API chops to forking.  I think their microthreads are
    Chris> a big improvement over the limited look I gave Python threads.
    Chris> If they could make forking similarly easy, it would be a neat
    Chris> thing.

Someone wrote a proof-of-concept which implemented the threading interface
with processes under the covers.  Check the python-dev archives.


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