[Twisted-Python] connectTCP() passing a ClientFactory: how to get the local port of the created client socket?

Jean-Paul Calderone exarkun at divmod.com
Tue Jan 13 09:42:38 EST 2009

On Tue, 13 Jan 2009 15:34:19 +0100, Alessio Pace <alessio.pace at gmail.com> wrote:
>I'm having some difficulties in trying to figure out how to get a reference
>to the connector or anyway the local port to which a client socket is bound
>in a reactor.connectTCP() call, where the bindAddress is not passed as
>parameter, thus letting the OS pick an available port.
>In fact in the ClientFactory has a buildProtocol(self, addr) method, but
>'addr' is the address of the remote endpoint of the client socket created..
>Thanks in advance for any suggestion.

The protocol gets connected to a transport with a `getHost´ method which
returns an IPv4Address object with `host´ and `port´ attributes.  You
can't get this information from the connector, since the connector exists
for longer than a single connection.


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