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Nick Coghlan  committed c82588c

Issue #10845: Improve compatibility between multiprocessing on Windows and package, zipfile and directory execution (Reviewed by Antoine Pitrou and approved by Georg Brandl)

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File Lib/multiprocessing/forking.py

         process.ORIGINAL_DIR = data['orig_dir']
 
     if 'main_path' in data:
+        # XXX (ncoghlan): The following code makes several bogus
+        # assumptions regarding the relationship between __file__
+        # and a module's real name. See PEP 302 and issue #10845
         main_path = data['main_path']
         main_name = os.path.splitext(os.path.basename(main_path))[0]
         if main_name == '__init__':
             main_name = os.path.basename(os.path.dirname(main_path))
 
-        if main_name != 'ipython':
+        if main_name == '__main__':
+            main_module = sys.modules['__main__']
+            main_module.__file__ = main_path
+        elif main_name != 'ipython':
+            # Main modules not actually called __main__.py may
+            # contain additional code that should still be executed
             import imp
 
             if main_path is None:
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+- Issue #10845: Mitigate the incompatibility between the multiprocessing
+  module on Windows and the use of package, zipfile or directory execution
+  by special casing main modules that actually *are* called __main__.py.
+
 - Issue #11045: Protect logging call against None argument.
 
 - Issue #11052: Correct IDLE menu accelerators on Mac OS X for Save