[Twisted-Python] A problem with threads

Itamar Shtull-Trauring lists at itamarst.org
Thu Oct 11 11:16:21 EDT 2001

Itamar Shtull-Trauring wrote:
> Threadpool should have a function that lets you run a function in a 
> thread and have the result passed to a Deferred object's callbacks. The 
> callback functions in the Deferred should be run in the a thread-safe way.
> There two alternatives:

A third alternative is to make the threadpool a Delayed. If we don't 
introduce a dependency on twisted.internet, then if the main loop is paused 
in a select() the callbacks will not be called until the select() times out...

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