[Twisted-Python] Application Design help - Concurrent but not Protocols based.

Senthil Kumaran orsenthil at gmail.com
Wed Jun 10 03:36:16 EDT 2009

On Wed, Jun 03, 2009 at 02:55:47PM -0400, John Santos wrote:
> This is not an issue specifically related to Python or Twisted, but
> there is a very serious synchronization issue that needs to be
> addressed with this application design.  (Trust me, I've seen this
> issue come up dozens of times in over 30 years of experience...)

All the points which you have mentioned are very true. I also see that
the kind of problems we might land up in if not are using certain
filesystem provided facilties.

If I were go for the file presence notification, I might use inotify,
which seems to be pretty good.


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