[Twisted-Python] Twisted Client

Jarrod Roberson jarrod at vertigrated.com
Tue Nov 10 21:30:31 EST 2009

On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 11:27 AM, Kevin Horn <kevin.horn at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 7:25 AM, morbidux <morbidux at free.fr> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I'm writing a simple client / server application, that uses a small
>> protocol to dialog.
>> I can't find in documentation any exemple that would correspond to what my
>> client is supposed to do.
>> Here is the basics :
>>  every X seconds, call a function that check a file
>>  if file is different, connect to server
>> When the client is connected, it immediatly sends data to server, using
>> the connectionMade method.
>> Do I need to use while(1) loop or loopingCall ? What is the best way to
>> write a daemon that connect to a server every X seconds ?
>> Many thanks.
What platform? For linux you could do away with the polling and use the
python bindings to inotify.
On OSX there are bindings to FSEvent API. Much better than a polling

Jarrod Roberson
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