[Python-Dev] PEP 446: Open issues/questions
shibturn at gmail.com
Fri Aug 2 14:07:53 CEST 2013
On 02/08/2013 12:30pm, Victor Stinner wrote:
> Is it possible to implement atfork on Windows?
On Windows the patch does expose atfork.getlock() and uses it in
subprocess. (It should also modify os.spawn?(), os.startfile() etc.)
But atfork.atfork() is Unix only.
> A Python lock would be ignored by other C threads. It is unsafe if
> Python is embedded.
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