[Twisted-web] twisted web write to a connection closedfrom client-side

Jared Gisin jared.gisin at isilon.com
Mon Dec 14 11:12:03 EST 2009

Shouldn't the HTTP protocol implementation (twisted.web.http) itself
respond to connectionLost? 'haps you need to augment that.


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On 10:51 pm, realgrandrew at gmail.com wrote:
>I have a problem: twisted does not indicate/throw exception when user
>has stopped reading the stream via "STOP" browser button (I guess it
>won't do in any other case of connection drop). Is this intended
>behavior and is there any way to detect that the data written to
>request goes nowhere?
>I am using twisted web to write HTTP stream that is read form
>asynchronous source continuously. I'm using Resource and
>NOT_READY_YET, then I just do request.write() infinitely until, and
>if, the source stops the stream, then do request.finish().
>If the source does not stop and I stop the stream by hitting browser
>"stop" button - the twisted server continues reading source
>Could not find any information about how connection resets are handled
>by twisted web

I wrote about this recently,



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