Multiple Python Apps on Linux

Donn Cave donn at
Fri Sep 6 23:02:37 EDT 2002

Quoth "Robert Oschler" <Oschler at>:
| If I run several single-threaded Python apps simultaneously, each launched
| as their own process running on Linux, are they truly independent or will
| Python's "global library lock flag" come into play like it does for a single
| Python app that is multi-threaded?

They're independent, even if forked from a Python parent process, on
any platform.  The lock applies to threads only, that is, threads that
share a common address space.

	Donn Cave, donn at

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