[Twisted-Python] implementing an adbapi connectionpool idle timer

Phil Mayers p.mayers at imperial.ac.uk
Sun Jun 10 08:32:41 EDT 2007

> Be prepared to spend a lot of time in the test suite.  adbapi's test 
> coverage
> isn't very unit-like and relies on being able to connect to a real SQL 
> server
> in most cases.

Oh. Joy.

>> Also - looking at the ConnectionPool/Transaction code, it appears a 
>> ConnectionPool's "connections" dictionary is modified from multiple 
>> threads without locking. Is this safe?
> Python builtins are threadsafe.  So, maybe. ;)  As usual, it is always

Ah. I was under the impression they were not, hence the disconnect.

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