[Python-Dev] GIL, Python 3, and MP vs. UP

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Thu Sep 22 11:35:51 CEST 2005


> On *nix, use a unix domain socket (location in the filesystem which acts
> as a listening socket).  On Windows, you can use cTypes, pywin32, etc.,
> to create a global mutex and/or COM interface.

Ok, but for a very simple and crude need like mine (the application code
using this IPC means is not more than 20 lines long, and it has no
performance requirement), it would be useful to have an abstraction in
the standard library.



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