os.pipe() + os.fork()

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Thu Feb 25 21:23:30 CET 2010


In article <256926de-e175-4fa2-aa24-dbd5f96756ef at u20g2000yqu.googlegroups.com>,
sebastian.noack at googlemail.com <sebastian.noack at googlemail.com> wrote:
>On Feb 20, 8:13=A0pm, Gary Herron <gher... at islandtraining.com> wrote:
>>
>> Here's a thought: =A0Consider the subprocess module. =A0 It can do thefor=
>k
>> and any necessary pipes and can do so in an OS independent way. =A0 It
>> might make you life much easier.
>
>As far as i know the subprocess module provides only functionality for
>running any program as subprocess. But I just want to fork the current
>process without putting some code in an external python script.

Then try multiprocessing
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