[Twisted-Python] UDP crashes python.exe when using IOCPReactor

exarkun at twistedmatrix.com exarkun at twistedmatrix.com
Tue Dec 15 20:39:47 EST 2009

On 15 Dec, 11:56 pm, thejash at gmail.com wrote:
>I've been struggling to move a large program over to IOCPReactor, but
>it is causing python.exe to crash on windows.  I reduced the error to
>this program, which crashes almost immediately on all the machines
>I've tested it on.  Am I doing something wrong?

First thought, Windows 7 isn't a supported platform.  Little or no 
effort has been spent on getting Twisted working there.  As a start, you 
might try running the test suite to see what passes and what fails.

Next thought, you're installing the reactor wrong.  Instead, you should 
be doing:

    from twisted.internet import iocpreactor
    from twisted.internet import reactor

As documented in the reactor selection howto:



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