[Twisted-Python] Missing connections with Perspective Broker ( newbie alert )

Glyph Lefkowitz glyph at twistedmatrix.com
Tue Nov 30 15:30:25 EST 2010

On Nov 30, 2010, at 8:07 AM, Peter Westlake wrote:

> On Tue, 30 Nov 2010 07:39 -0500, "Grant Mckenzie"
> <mckenzig at optonline.net> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I am using a Perspective Broker to service requests from a client on the
>> same machine ( Windows XP ). This works fine most of the time however
>> occasionally I see strange behaviour. The client uses connectTCP and
>> provides a timeout of 5 seconds. Logging indicates that the client
>> attempts to make a connection to the server, server logging in the remote
>> methods indicates that the method is not called. Also my error callback
>> on the client is not invoked after the timeout period. Unfotunately this
>> is part of a large system, sporadic behaviour and difficult to generate a
>> test case for.
>> Also commonly requests a few seconds before and after the issue are
>> handled correctly so the behaviour seems transient. We are using a older
>> version ot twisted 8.x. Any pointers?
> I've seen strange sporadic errors with networking in 8.x that weren't
> there in 2.5.0, so would you be able to test it with 2.5.0?

Better yet, why not test with a recent release?  Something that starts with '10'?  There's a reason we keep doing new releases, you know: bugs get fixed :).

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