[Twisted-Python] Deterministic TimerService

Itamar Shtull-Trauring itamar at itamarst.org
Thu Mar 4 11:43:26 EST 2004

On Thu, 2004-03-04 at 11:08, Norm Petterson wrote:

> While working on an industrial data logger using Twisted, I found that
> application.internet.TimerService calls my own callLater callable function
> before reissuing the next callLater. Consequently, instead of a time period
> c, the callable function runs every c+x, where x is the duration of my own
> function, and thus appears to slip over time.

TimerService in 1.2.0 uses twisted.internet.task.LoopingCall internally,
which deals with this a bit better. Try upgrading and tell us if it
solves your problem?

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