[Python-Dev] Pythonic concurrency - offtopic
falcon at intercable.ru
Fri Oct 14 13:05:30 CEST 2005
Josiah Carlson wrote:
>Sokolov Yura <falcon at intercable.ru> wrote:
>>Microsoft Windows [Version 5.2.3790]
>>(C) Copyright 1985-2003 Microsoft Corp.
>>Python 2.4.1 (#65, Mar 30 2005, 09:13:57) [MSC v.1310 32 bit (Intel)] on
>>Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>> >>> from os import fork
>>Traceback (most recent call last):
>> File "<stdin>", line 1, in ?
>>ImportError: cannot import name fork
>Python for Windows, if I remember correctly, has never supported forking.
>This is because the underlying process execution code does not have
>support for the standard copy-on-write semantic which makes unix fork
>Cygwin Python does support fork, but I believe this is through a literal
>copying of the memory space, which is far slower than unix fork.
>Until Microsoft adds kernel support for fork, don't expect standard
>Windows Python to support it.
> - Josiah
That is what i mean...
sorry for being noisy...
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