t.a.i.TimerService(_VolatileDataService) : class documentation

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Known subclasses: twisted.mail.mail.FileMonitoringService

Service to periodically call a function

Every step seconds call the given function with the given arguments. The service starts the calls when it starts, and cancels them when it stops.
Method __init__ Undocumented
Method startService Start the service.
Method stopService Stop the service.
Method _failed Undocumented

Inherited from _VolatileDataService:

Method __getstate__ Undocumented

Inherited from Service (via _VolatileDataService):

Method setName Set the name of the service.
Method setServiceParent Set the parent of the service.
Method disownServiceParent Remove the parent of the service.
Method privilegedStartService Do preparation work for starting the service.
def __init__(self, step, callable, *args, **kwargs): (source)
def startService(self): (source)
Start the service.
def _failed(self, why): (source)
def stopService(self): (source)
Stop the service.
Returnsa deferred which is triggered when the service has finished shutting down. If shutting down is immediate, a value can be returned (usually, None). (type: Deferred )
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