Help with Python Multiprocessing

sohcahtoa82 at gmail.com sohcahtoa82 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 13 20:18:24 CET 2014


On Thursday, November 13, 2014 10:07:56 AM UTC-8, Anurag wrote:
> I am having trouble understanding the Multiprocessing module.
> I need to run three different files 'Worker1' , 'Worker2', 'Worker3' all at once. Currently I am doing this :
> 
> from multiprocessing import Process
> 
> import Worker1.py
> import Worker2.py
> import Worker3.py
> 
> 
> 
> p1 = Process(target=Worker1.py) 
> p1.start()
> p2 = Process(target=Worker2.py)
> p2.start()
> p3 = Process(target=Worker3.py)
> p3.start()
> 
> But this will only start the 'Worker1'. How do I execute all the three files at once?
> 
> Thanks

Do your WorkerX.py files have a main() function or anything like that?  If not, they should.  Then, you'd set the targets to WorkerX.main.



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