[Python-ideas] Python 3000 TIOBE -3%
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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