Skip to main content

POSIX IPC primitives (semaphores, shared memory and message queues) for Python

Project description

posix_ipc is a Python module (written in C) that permits creation and manipulation of POSIX inter-process semaphores, shared memory and message queues on platforms supporting the POSIX Realtime Extensions a.k.a. POSIX 1003.1b-1993. This includes nearly all Unices and Windows + Cygwin 1.7.

posix_ipc is compatible with Python 2 and 3.

The latest version, contact info, sample code, etc. are available on PyPI and here: http://semanchuk.com/philip/posix_ipc/

Installation is as simple as python setup.py install. Usage, a version history, warnings, suggestions, etc. are covered in ReadMe.html.

posix_ipc is free software (free as in speech and free as in beer) released under a 3-clause BSD license. Complete licensing information is available in the LICENSE file.

You might also be interested in the similar System V IPC module at: http://semanchuk.com/philip/sysv_ipc/

Project details


Download files

Download the file for your platform. If you're not sure which to choose, learn more about installing packages.

Source Distribution

posix_ipc-1.0.5.tar.gz (96.9 kB view hashes)

Uploaded source

Built Distributions

Supported by

AWS AWS Cloud computing Datadog Datadog Monitoring Facebook / Instagram Facebook / Instagram PSF Sponsor Fastly Fastly CDN Google Google Object Storage and Download Analytics Huawei Huawei PSF Sponsor Microsoft Microsoft PSF Sponsor NVIDIA NVIDIA PSF Sponsor Pingdom Pingdom Monitoring Salesforce Salesforce PSF Sponsor Sentry Sentry Error logging StatusPage StatusPage Status page