[Twisted-Python] Processes in Twisted, only possible to run external prog?
exarkun at divmod.com
Fri Aug 29 09:47:46 EDT 2008
On Fri, 29 Aug 2008 13:35:24 -0000, glyph at divmod.com wrote:
>On 09:06 am, gabriel.rossetti at arimaz.com wrote:
>>Should I just use python's fock() instead? Is it safe with Twisted?
>Using fork() in Python has a lot of confusing issues associated with it
>unless you're going to exec() immediately afterwards. You probably want to
>stick to one of these other approaches.
You also need to do some other stuff before you call fork(), like close
file descriptors and disable garbage collection. And then re-enable it
in the parent after the fork(). There's probably even some more things
that are necessary that no one has realized yet.
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