Python multiprocessing: Permission denied

Steven D'Aprano steve at
Wed Jan 6 00:20:49 CET 2010

On Tue, 05 Jan 2010 13:52:18 -0800, t0ster wrote:

> It looks like the user don't have permission to access shared memory.
> When executing with root privileges it works fine.
> Is there any solution to run it as normal user(not root)?

Then give the user permission to access shared memory.

Why do you expect that Python would be able to over-ride the operating 
system's security? This problem is no different from saying "It looks 
like the user doesn't have permission to access this file".


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