[Python-3000] the future of the GIL
greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Sat May 12 03:42:42 CEST 2007
Giovanni Bajo wrote:
> cygwin's fork() is mature, but I don't think it's easy to extract from cygwin.
> Moreover, there would be license issues since fork() is GPL. Doing another
> implementation from scratch is going to be hard.
Also it doesn't sound very efficient compared to a
real unix fork, if it has to copy the whole address
space instead of using copy-on-write.
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