[SciPy-user] Multiprocessing, GUIs and IPython

Brian Granger ellisonbg.net@gmail....
Wed Jan 7 15:22:39 CST 2009


> In the regular interpreter, the functions are in the __main__ module,
> which the subprocess inherits (on UNIX and if the function is defined
> before forking).
>
> The FakeModule business is really the culprit in IPython. Which is a
> shame, because the comments for that class lead one to believe that it
> exists to support pickling.

I am not familiar with this part of IPython, but I will ask Fernando
or Ville when I get a chance.  Hopefully this could be fixed.  But is
that the *only* issue that has needs to be addressed to use
IPython+multiprocessing?

Cheers,

Brian


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