[Twisted-Python] Non returning deferred result.

Andrew Bennetts andrew-twisted at puzzling.org
Fri Apr 18 03:37:25 EDT 2008

Crispin Wellington wrote:
> Just a quick update. Doing a "reactor.iterate()" after the callback
> fixed the behavoir. ie.
> --------
> deferred.callback( http.Response(responsecode.OK,
> 				{'content-type': http_headers.MimeType('text', 'html')},
> 				"Success!" ) )
> reactor.iterate()
> --------
> so my new question is, is this the best way to do this? Is there a
> better way? Also is reactor.iterate() threadsafe? Are there potential
> problems callinf reactor.iterate() from a thread spawned off the running
> reactor thread?

No, this is definitely not safe.  Two wrongs don't make a right!  See my other
mail :)


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