[Numpy-discussion] multiprocessing, numpy and 32-64 bit cohabitation

Stéfan van der Walt stefan at sun.ac.za
Thu Sep 19 02:20:21 EDT 2013

On Wed, Sep 18, 2013 at 2:51 AM, Antony Lee <antony.lee at berkeley.edu> wrote:
> While I realize that this is certainly tweaking multiprocessing beyond its
> specifications, I would like to use it on Windows to start a 32-bit Python
> process from a 64-bit Python process (use case: I need to interface with a
> 64-bit DLL and use an extension (pyFFTW) for which I can only find a 32-bit
> compiled version (yes, I could try to install MSVC and compile it myself but
> I'm trying to avoid that...))

In the end, this may be the less painful solution, especially if speed
is a requirement.


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