[Stackless] Recreating a stack (Richard Tew)

Fábio Santos fabiosantosart at gmail.com
Mon Mar 4 15:58:02 CET 2013


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> From: Richard Tew <richard.m.tew at gmail.com>
> To: The Stackless Python Mailing List <stackless at stackless.com>
> Cc:
> Date: Mon, 4 Mar 2013 07:33:34 +1300
> Subject: Re: [Stackless] Recreating a stack
> On Mon, Mar 4, 2013 at 12:14 AM, Fábio Santos <fabiosantosart at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Out of an itch to experiment with the innards of Python I've been wanting to
> > implement a fork() call which works across a network.
> >
> > This would also make fork() accessible in windows systems.
> >
> > To do this, I would need to pickle (or otherwise serialize) the whole call
> > stack and send it through a socket.
>
> This is already possible with  Stackless pickling, as long as there is
> no extra C state, and I believe the same version of Python is in use
> on the other "nodes".
>
> It's covered along with a general introduction to STackless in this blog post:
> http://jessenoller.com/blog/2009/02/23/stackless-you-got-your-coroutines-in-my-subroutines
>
> Cheers,
> Richard.

Thank you for your link. I will study it thoroughly.

This is my first time replying to a mailing list, so please forgive any chaos :)

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Fábio Santos



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