[Python-3000] the future of the GIL

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Sun May 13 15:11:48 CEST 2007

> If so, it looks like it might be possible to give
> Python a fork() that works on Windows, at least for
> the time being.

It's quite a challenge. That call just creates a process,
and not thread. You need to invoke many more API calls
to make the process actually run.

For some reason (which I couldn't figure out), Cygwin
abstained from using that in their implementation of


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