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POSIX IPC primitives (semaphores and shared memory) for Python

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Permits creation and manipulation of classic IPC (inter-process communication) objects on platforms supporting the POSIX Realtime Extensions a.k.a. POSIX 1003.1b-1993. This includes most Unices but not Windows. Sample code is included.

Currently, this module only supports semaphores and shared memory. Support for message queues is planned for a future version.

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