No module named _multiprocessing
A google search turned up this error report:
which lead to this post:
The problem was of-course, that I was using Python 2.6 instead of 2.5.
I love Linux, the solution is trivial:
The workaround for this is to install Python 2.5 on your machine. It will be then be accessible by using python2.5 on the command line. Then open thirdparty/google_appengine/dev_appserver.py in your favorite text editor and replace the first line,
Note, I already had Python 2.5 installed via:
sudo apt-get install python2.5
Now, I'll promptly get back to figuring out how best to use DataStore to implement my solution!