[docs] small documentation bug in multiprocessing

Matt Woelfel matthew.woelfel at gmail.com
Sun Jul 1 16:00:31 CEST 2012

Hi Georg,

I see I should have read the example more closely on what it was trying to
show.  Thank you for the clarification.

Kind regards,

On Jul 1, 2012 2:49 AM, "Georg Brandl" <georg at python.org> wrote:

> On 27.06.2012 00:32, Matt Woelfel wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I was reading the documentation at:
>> http://docs.python.org/**library/multiprocessing.html#**
>> module-multiprocessing<http://docs.python.org/library/multiprocessing.html#module-multiprocessing>
>> I came across a bug where the sample code doesn't run:
>> Search for "getppid", which should be changed to "getpid".
> Hi Matt,
> Thanks for the report.  getppid() is certainly the correct function to call
> here.  But it is not available on Windows, so I've now made the call
> conditional in the example.
> cheers,
> Georg
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