[Twisted-Python] Process completion not detected on HP-UX (#608)

Jean-Paul Calderone exarkun at divmod.com
Mon Jul 31 12:57:48 EDT 2006


On Mon, 31 Jul 2006 12:05:16 -0400, Glenn Hochberg <gah at research.att.com> wrote:
>
>On Jul 31, 2006, at 11:43 AM, glyph at divmod.com wrote:
>>On Mon, 31 Jul 2006 11:24:55 -0400, Glenn Hochberg  <gah at research.att.com> 
>>wrote:
>>>I ran into a problem on HP-UX (B.11.23 U ia64) using Python  2.4.3, 
>>>whereby processes started via reactor.spawnProcess() never  seem to  get 
>>>the completion event.
>>>I fished around via Google and found that this is ticket #608,  which  has 
>>>been hanging around for over 2 years.
>>>
>>>I'd be willing to help troubleshoot this if someone could provide   some 
>>>guidance.  I'd really like to get this fixed ASAP, so any  help  is 
>>>appreciated.
>>
>>I've commented on #608.  Long story short: we need a buildbot, and 
>>probably a maintainer for HP/UX.  Interested in volunteering?
>>
>>You probably want to add yourself as "cc" specifically on that bug,  if you 
>>don't want to subscribe to the mailing list.
>
>Actually, I had to subscribe anyway (my email was rejected the first  time),
>
>Pardon my ignorance, but what is a "buildbot" exactly--obviously  something 
>that builds Twisted, but is it something I'd run myself, or  something that 
>needs to be accessible from the Internet?  I could  help out in the short 
>term, but I'm no HP-UX wiz; I'm only using it  for one particular project 
>because that's the hardware they run it on  (to my dismay).

It's the thing driving this page:

  http://twistedmatrix.com/buildbot/

It's how we can tell if Twisted works on various platforms or not.  Without
a buildslave running on a particular platform, we have no way to keep track
of whether changes being made are correct on that platform.

Jean-Paul




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