[Python-ideas] Python 3000 TIOBE -3%

Sturla Molden sturla at molden.no
Thu Feb 9 21:03:03 CET 2012

On 09.02.2012 20:48, Mike Meyer wrote:

> Ah, I see why I never ran into it. I build systems that start by
> loading all the modules they need, then fork()ing many processes from
> that parent.

Yes, but that would not work with MPI (e.g. mpi4py) where the MPI 
runtime (e.g. MPICH2) is starting the Python processes.

Theoretically the issue should be be present on Windows when using 
multiprocessing, but not on Linux as multiprocessing is using os.fork.


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