multiprocessing.Pool, its queue, and pre-emption

John Ladasky ladasky at
Fri Sep 16 00:32:43 CEST 2011

Ah. Now, see?  Having the right vocabulary helps.  Searching for
"priority queue" brings up this discussion from back in January:

Now, this discussion refers to a PriorityPool class which doesn't
appear to be a standard part of Python (2.6, anyway).  But I'm not the
first one to ask the question, and there's code out there.

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