[Python-Dev] Inherance of file descriptor and handles on Windows (PEP 446)

Victor Stinner victor.stinner at gmail.com
Mon Aug 5 14:56:06 CEST 2013

2013/7/27 Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com>:
>> Do we even need a new PEP, or should we just do it? Or can we adapt
>> Victor's PEP 446?
> Adapting the PEP sounds good - while I agree with switching to a sane
> default, I think the daemonisation thread suggests there may need to
> be a supporting API to help force FDs created by nominated logging
> handlers to be inherited.

Why would a Python logging handler be used in a child process? If the
child process is a fresh Python process, it starts with the default
logging handlers (no handler).

Files opened by the logging module must be closed on exec().


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