[Python-Dev] Issue #10348: concurrent.futures doesn't work on BSD

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Thu Dec 30 22:42:16 CET 2010

Am 30.12.2010 21:36, schrieb Ethan Furman:
> Martin v. Löwis wrote:
>>> And, again, the threading-based API in concurrent.futures should work
>>> fine anyway. Do you suggest we selectively disable the process-based
>>> API?
>> Yes. Importing concurrent.futures.process should fail.
> If I understand correctly, it is possible to adjust BSD so that this
> will work -- as a user I would much rather be informed of that, even as
>  just a caution, than to have Python not have the functionality even
> after I had fixed the OS problems.

That doesn't exclude each other. The module will fail on default
(misconfigured) systems, and work on correctly-configured systems.
See my patch for details.


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