[Python-ideas] Isolated (?transactional) exec (?subinterpreter) calls

Simon Sapin simon.sapin at kozea.fr
Fri Jun 8 17:52:44 CEST 2012

Le 08/06/2012 15:00, Amaury Forgeot d'Arc a écrit :
> It would be a really interesting feature, but seems very difficult to
> implement.
> Do you have the slightest idea how this would work?
> What about global state, environment variables, threads, and all kinds
> of side-effects?
> Or are you thinking about a solution based on the multiprocessing module?

Without any kind an guarantee about side-effects, one could start by 
making shallow or deep copies of the namespaces passed to exec.

Simon Sapin

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