[Twisted-Python] Wrapping a Perspective
andrewfr_ice at yahoo.com
Wed Sep 5 13:54:34 EDT 2007
> It might be possible to create a new twisted reactor
> that integrates into the python com server event
>loop. That would presumably be the correct way to
>deal with this. But that would seem like far more
> that I have time to devote to this problem at this
Hopefully, I understood your problem correctly...
If you are willing to use Stackless Python, I would
recommend you use Christopher Armstrong's
threadlesss.py blockOn function. This would allow
Twisted calls to block. A few months ago, I posted a
solution that would work, but it would be overkill.
I am also curious why you can't use inline callbacks?
If I can find the time, I will post an example.
> So my question really is:
> What are the problems / brawbacks with running the
> twisted reactor in
> a non-main thread, provided all calls to the reactor
> are done through
I have used threads with Twisted and Stackless and
found I took a performance hit. Also I found it
prudent to heed the advice and try not to mix threads
with Twisted (or Stackless)
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