[issue9405] crash when calling urllib.getproxies() under OSX with subprocess / particular memory usage

Ronald Oussoren report at bugs.python.org
Thu Jul 29 09:51:34 CEST 2010

Ronald Oussoren <ronaldoussoren at mac.com> added the comment:

mike: the crash is a bug and I will try to find a solution for it. 

A number of Apple APIs have issues with being called in child processes created with fork without calling exec. This sucks big time.

priority: normal -> high

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