[Twisted-Python] Why is Int23StringReceiver so slow?
bgranger at scu.edu
Wed Aug 24 14:58:46 EDT 2005
I am designing and implementing a custom protocol using Twisted. I
have wanted to design the protocol to use int 32 prefixed strings. I
wrote a test version of my server using Twisted's Int32StringReceiver
protocol class but it seemed really slow. To test this out I have
written and tested two echo servers: one that uses LineReceiver and
one that uses Int32StringReceiver. I have benchmarked both of these
echo servers by making multiple connections to each. I find that the
LineReceiver based echo server is about 200 times as fast as the
Is the Int32StringReceiver really that slow? Why? What am I
missing? Are there hidden assumptions that I am missing? Can it be
Thanks in advance!
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