[Twisted-Python] Ticket #3987 Review

ssteinerX@gmail.com ssteinerx at gmail.com
Mon Nov 2 22:53:53 EST 2009

On Nov 2, 2009, at 6:07 PM, exarkun at twistedmatrix.com wrote:

> On 03:20 pm, ssteinerx at gmail.com wrote:
>> On Oct 29, 2009, at 11:05 PM, exarkun at twistedmatrix.com wrote:
>>>> Well...I've now spent some actual time with 886 (-2,-3,and -4), and
>>>> also with 3987.
>>>> While there is some very nice stuff in there, I'm really not sure  
>>>> how
>>>> one would actually put it to use since the back-end and the front- 
>>>> end
>>>> seem to have been split into separate branches.
>>> They're not really split.  The 3987 branch is complete and usable on
>>> its
>>> own.  You don't need a checkout of the 886 branch.
>> Ok, I have re-checked out just the 3987 branch without messing with
>> 886.
>> Using it as a direct substitution in a Django application using
>> Twisted's WSGI, it completely breaks my application in ways that look
>> suspiciously like the 8.2.0 release's WSGI problems that have since
>> been fixed in Twisted trunk.
>> Is 3987 based on 8.2.0 and, if so, what is the procedure for merging
>> the trunk back to this branch (or visa versa, if that would be  
>> better).
>> If 3987 is supposed to be in sync with trunk, I'll have to hunt down
>> the WSGI problems I'm having because it's definitely not working in  
>> an
>> application that works just fine with Twisted trunk.
> It's not based on 8.2.0, but neither is it in "sync" with trunk.  It  
> is
> a copy of trunk from r27271.  You may indeed find that there are a
> number of bug fixes or feature additions which are present in  
> trunk at HEAD
> which are not present in the #3987 branch.
> If you want everything from trunk at HEAD and the #3987 branch, then you
> may now be happy you did all that stuff with git.  Merge the #3987
> branch into trunk at HEAD and you'll get everything from trunk at HEAD and
> everything from the branch (that's tautological, sorry, I hope you  
> know
> what I mean).
> If you're not sure what to do with git, then here's what to do with  
> svn:
>    BRANCHES=svn://svn.twistedmatrix.com/svn/Twisted/branches
>    EXPRESSIVE=$BRANCHES/expressive-http-client-886-4
>    HIGHLEVEL=$BRANCHES/high-level-web-client-3987/
>    cd path/to/Twisted/trunk
>    svn merge $EXPRESSIVE at 27272 EXPRESSIVE at HEAD
>    svn merge $HIGHLEVEL at 27275 $HIGHLEVEL at HEAD
> Or using Combinator:
>    chbranch Twisted expressive-http-client-886-4
>    unbranch Twisted
>    chbranch Twisted high-level-web-client-3987
>    unbranch Twisted --force

Wow.  That's quite a lot of stuff.

Now I have an @HEAD.ache ;-) .

I'll see if I can get this whacked together in any meaningful way and  
maybe publish my resultant branch to Github or something.


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