Gary Oberbrunner  committed 9d3b924

Added a comment for recent spawnve change.

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File src/engine/SCons/Platform/

 spawn_lock = threading.Lock()
+# This locked version of spawnve works around a Windows
+# MSVCRT bug, because its spawnve is not thread-safe.
+# Without this, python can randomly crash while using -jN.
+# See the python bug at
+# and SCons issue at
 def spawnve(mode, file, args, env):