[Python-Dev] mlockall() in Python?

Guilherme Polo ggpolo at gmail.com
Mon Nov 24 02:31:15 CET 2008

On Sun, Nov 23, 2008 at 10:44 PM, Evgeni Golov <sargentd at die-welt.net> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'd like to write a small daemon in Python, which should never be
> swapped out (on Linux, this daemon will be Linux specific, so no need
> in a platform-independent solution).
> In C I'd do:
> #include <sys/mman.h>
> mlockall(MCL_FUTURE);
> //do stuff here
> munlockall();
> Is there anything similar in Python?

Python doesn't wrap those function itself, but maybe some extension
modules does (or you could wrap it a second:
http://pastebin.com/m3286272c http://pastebin.com/m33ca908d)

Also, this list is for development *of* Python, not development *with*
Python (one of the most used messages this month).

> TIA & kind regards
> Evgeni Golov
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