Processes not exiting

Piet van Oostrum piet at
Sun Aug 2 22:49:05 CEST 2009

>>>>> MRAB <python at> (M) wrote:

>M> I wonder whether one of the workers is raising an exception, perhaps due
>M> to lack of memory, when there are large number of jobs to process.

But that wouldn't prevent the join. And you would probably get an
exception traceback printed.

I wonder if something fishy is happening in the multiprocessing
infrastructure. Or maybe the Fortran code goes wrong because it has no
protection against buffer overruns and similar problems, I think.
Piet van Oostrum <piet at>
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