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

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at pythonware.com
Thu Sep 22 20:42:24 CEST 2005

Phillip J. Eby wrote:

>>It is so simple to write application server in Python.
>>It is so difficult to make it scallable in CPython.
> It seems you've never heard of fork(), which works just fine to scale
> Python processes on multiprocessor boxes.

there's a version of fork hidden somewhere in CPython that solves all
interprocess communication and synchronization issues?  cool.


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