[IPython-user] processing.Pool in ipython
Sat Oct 25 15:47:46 CDT 2008
> I forgot to add the version information. I on OS X 10.5 with IPython
> 0.9.1 on python.org python 2.5.1 with processing module v. 0.52.
It might be worth trying the multiprocessing package, instead. During the
process of getting pyprocessing into Python 2.6, some bugs were fixed. You can
get the backported version for Python 2.5 here:
In any case, it's not so much of a problem with mixing processing and IPython
but rather that running scripts via "ipython pool_test.py" is not created the
right namespaces for pickle to be able to reload it in the subprocesses. I'm not
sure if this is really a bug or just an unintended but expected consequence of
some other decision. "ipython foo.py" is *not* intended to replicate "python
The example does work when using "%run pool_test.py" which should cover almost
all use cases.
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