[Twisted-Python] twistd doesn't work

Chris Miles miles.chris at gmail.com
Tue Sep 4 03:36:21 EDT 2007

Hi David,

Have you installed the Twisted 2.5.0 tarball from http:// 
twistedmatrix.com/trac/ ?

If so, you should find the twistd command in the OS X Python bin dir,  
which will usually be:


On 4 Sep 2007, at 05:57, David Langford wrote:

> Hey everyone
>   I'm going through the finger tutorial -> http://twistedmatrix.com/ 
> projects/core/documentation/howto/tutorial/intro.html . And at the  
> end of the first section it talks about using the twistd command.  
> Now it just plain doesn't work for me, telling me the command is  
> not found. I'm using a macbook pro and i type the command into  
> terminal.
>   Can anyone tell me what i'm doing wrong. Because the next section  
> doesn't work (i'm assuming its related to my lack of twistd-ness)
>   I know this a n00bish question, and i've been searching for an  
> answer, but everyone else seems to be able to get it working and no  
> one mentions having problems. Then i thought maybee i have to  
> download something extra for twisted, but a search of the site only  
> returned tickets (bug tickets) instead of an actual search of the  
> site.
>   Any help would be greatly appreciated
>  Lango
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