[Twisted-Python] mktap problem, cPickle.UnpickleableError

Jp Calderone exarkun at intarweb.us
Mon Apr 28 17:42:19 EDT 2003

On Mon, Apr 28, 2003 at 04:29:08PM -0500, Allan Streib wrote:
> Hi,
> I am trying to create an XMLRPC server based on the plugins example in the
> HOWTO documentation.  My TAP construction module looks like:
> [snip]
> I think I am getting this because my "MyXMLRPCMethods" instance contains a
> connection to the LDAP Server.  So what is the best approach to work
> around this.  Sorry if this is a newbie question; I am a newbie.

  Don't connect to the LDAP server until your application starts up.  This
may be best done in a Factory's startFactory() method or a Service's
startService method, or hackfully in one of your object's __setstate__

  mktap is writing a configuration file to disk, not actually running your
app.  So you don't want to set up any runtime stuff, like network
connections, in updateApplication().


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