[Python-Dev] bpo-34837: Multiprocessing.Pool API Extension - Pass Data to Workers w/o Globals
On Sat, 29 Sep 2018 08:13:19 -0400
Sean Harrington <seanharr11 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hmm... We might have a disagreement on the target audience of the
> > multiprocessing module. multiprocessing isn't very high-level, I would
> > expect it to be used by experienced programmers who know how to mutate
> > a global variable from a lexical scope.
> >>> It is one thing to MUTATE a global from a lexical scope. No gripes
> there. The specific concept I'm referencing here, is "DECLARING a global
> variable, from within a lexical scope". This is not as a intuitive for most
Well, you don't have to. You can bind it to None in the top-level
scope and then mutate it from the lexical scope:
my_resource = None
my_resource = ...