Process forking on Windows - or what is MQSeries

Benji York benji at benjiyork.com
Fri May 19 22:26:42 CEST 2006


Andrew Robert wrote:
> In this situation, it is possible for a process(my python program) to
> monopolize and block other processes from being triggered.
> 
> Ideally, this needs to be avoided through the use of a fork.

Another option would be to write the incoming messages to your own queue 
(an on-disk directory perhaps) and have the triggered program return 
after doing that.  Then you can have a separate, long-running program 
process the messages.
--
Benji York



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