[Twisted-Python] daemon thread support

Itamar Shtull-Trauring itamar at itamarst.org
Tue Dec 2 13:28:36 EST 2003

On 02 Dec 2003 17:55:05 +0000
Martin Waite <martin at datacash.com> wrote:

> Everything works fine, but I cannot get the application
> to close down cleanly - it always blocks waiting for the 
> database threads to stop.

Instead of having a reader thread, have read tasks that you send to
thread. That is, don't send one function to callInThread that does a
while loop, send functions that do one task and then exit.

Also look at twisted.enterprise.adbapi and the enterprise howto.

Itamar Shtull-Trauring    http://itamarst.org/
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