xmlrpc idea for getting around the GIL
sturlamolden at yahoo.no
Tue Nov 24 18:27:24 CET 2009
On 24 Nov, 16:13, Antoine Pitrou <solip... at pitrou.net> wrote:
> >> Has anyone every tried wrapping the CPython lib into a daemon with an
> >> RPC mechanism in order to move the GIL out of the process?
> >> I imagine this is how the multiprocessing module works.
> > It does not.
> Actually, it is how multiprocessing works under Windows (for lack of the
> fork() function), except that it uses pickle by default (but it does have
> xmlrpc support).
Windows does not have daemons, so this is obviously incorrect. (There
are something called Windows Services, but multiprocessing does not
Multiprocessing on Windows uses the subprocess module.
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