[Twisted-Python] RE: Question about Descriptors and SelectReactor

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Fri Apr 10 12:37:05 EDT 2009

On 03:44 pm, exarkun at divmod.com wrote:
>On Wed, 8 Apr 2009 19:37:19 -0700, Alec Matusis <matusis at yahoo.com> 
>>>Longer answer: Looks like maybe you want to contribute a patch for 
>>>ticket :)
>>>     http://twistedmatrix.com/trac/ticket/2234
>>I will look at this at some point (really swamped with work). But my 
>>question is: are you going to use python's select.epoll() that was 
>>introduced in python 2.6 and abandon the custom C module? In that 
>>case, the check of the default reactor would be trivial.
>The new epoll support in Python is partially based on our epoll 
>wrapper. ;)
>At some point, it is quite likely that we'll start trying to use it 
>customer wrapper is still required to support Python 2.5 and older, 

Also, there's an existing ticket for this too:


I look forward to your patches, Alec ;-).

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