[Python-Dev] [Python-3000] Backporting multiprocessing?

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Fri Oct 17 00:06:30 CEST 2008

Skip Montanaro wrote:
> (Note: I'm backporting because the Python 2.6 version appears to be much more
> robust than the 0.52 third-party release.)

As Jesse points out, some of that robustness comes from long-standing
bugs in the core getting fixed as a result of the addition of the
multiprocessing unit tests to the standard library test suite.

Not trying to discourage the project, just pointing out that it may not
be as effective as hoped without patching the older versions of the


Nick Coghlan   |   ncoghlan at gmail.com   |   Brisbane, Australia

More information about the Python-Dev mailing list