[Twisted-Python] Spawning processes and multiple CPU's.
corydodt at twistedmatrix.com
Wed Sep 1 14:42:11 EDT 2004
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The invocation of an imagemagick process is certainly a candidate for the
kernel to put on a different CPU. Indeed, that's one of the biggest
advantages of using spawnProcess instead of (well, lots of other things).
Matt Feifarek wrote:
| I'm using reactor.spawnProcess to perform some inherently-blocking
| code (imagemagick scripts).
| I'm curious if multiple CPU's would help me out. I know that a single
| python (and therefore a single reactor) cannot benefit from multiple
| CPU's, but since the spawn process is a kernel call, will it be sent
| to both processors?
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