[Twisted-Python] removing unsupported reactors in twisted 2.6:

glyph at divmod.com glyph at divmod.com
Sun Sep 24 15:34:54 EDT 2006

On Sun, 24 Sep 2006 15:20:19 +0200, Thomas HERVE <therve at free.fr> wrote:
>Quoting glyph at divmod.com:
>>Currently qtreactor is being tested on the "reactors" buildslave and is 
>>keeping it red, despite the fact that all the other reactors on that slave 
>>work fine (modulo a few elusive race conditions).  wxreactor is not being 
>>tested at all.  I believe we should split qt out so that it can have its 
>>own red column and not interfere with the gtk and poll reactors, and if we 
>>run a wx slave it should also be separate.

>The next QT version (4.2, currently in RC1) contains support for the Glib 
>eventloop. This has to be tested, but it promises use of the gtk reactor 
>with Qt application. Qt 4.2 (and PyQt) is not released but should be by the 
>time of Twisted 2.6; we could then write a documentation about integration. 

That would be great.  Is that going to be the default mainloop or an optional add-on?

>The drawback is that you'll need glib (ie, python-gtk) to write a Qt app.

Some might not call that a drawback ;).

>We also have a qt4 reactor (http://twistedmatrix.com/trac/ticket/1770) that 
>needs a maintener. Last time I checked few things were needed to make the 
>test suite pass.

Are you willing to have a crack at fixing that code?

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