forkoff VS posix-spawn

Compare forkoff vs posix-spawn and see what are their differences.


brain-dead simple parallel processing for ruby (by ahoward)


Ruby process spawning library (by rtomayko)
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forkoff posix-spawn
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74 514
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0.0 0.0
over 9 years ago over 3 years ago
Ruby Ruby
Ruby License MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of forkoff. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

We haven't tracked posts mentioning forkoff yet.
Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.


Posts with mentions or reviews of posix-spawn. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-04-29.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing forkoff and posix-spawn you can also consider the following projects:

Parallel - Ruby: parallel processing made simple and fast

childprocess - Cross-platform Ruby library for managing child processes.

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zig - General-purpose programming language and toolchain for maintaining robust, optimal, and reusable software.

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mastodon-documentation - Full documentation repository for Mastodon

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