[Twisted-Python] RE: waiting on transport return

Itamar Shtull-Trauring itamar at itamarst.org
Fri Dec 9 14:39:26 EST 2005

On Fri, 2005-12-09 at 12:08 -0700, jmbenski at micron.com wrote:
> Maybe I misspoke.  The way I understand it, is that deferreds do not
> get CPU time until the reactor resumes control. 

No, reactor has nothing to do with Deferred's implementation.

> In my case I need the deferred to wait until my commandComplete
> function runs.  Is the aDeferred.callback(result) the trigger that
> starts the deferred?  If that is the case, then I understand how my
> current code is working and I understand that there IS no scheduler
> for the deferreds.  Deferreds fire when a callback or errback function
> is called on them.  End of story and no magic done behind the
> scenes.  

Yes, exactly.

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