[Twisted-Python] Problem with using mktap

Roland Hedberg roland.hedberg at adm.umu.se
Tue Nov 16 16:05:42 EST 2004

2004-11-16 kl. 21.48 skrev Eric Mangold:

> Roland Hedberg wrote:
>> 2004-11-16 kl. 20.16 skrev Eric Mangold:
>>> Roland Hedberg wrote:
>>>> Hi!
>>>> I'm implementing a server, who on one sida should have a connection 
>>>> to a unix domain socket and on the other hand listen on a UDP 
>>>> socket.
>>>> On the unix domain socket this server works as a client.
>>>> First without mktap. This works:
>>> First, is there a good reason to use mktap for your application?
>> Not really, except I'd like to know how to use it and its limitations.
> OK.
> The original tap concept was for applications to store configuration 
> in the tap. Then,
> such apps could be reconfigured by COIL to do all sorts of wacky 
> things (go way back
> on the mailing list archives to read about COIL).
> The implementation of COIL never panned out, and I doubt it ever will.
> In any case, you certainly don't need tap's to enjoy the benefits of 
> twistd.  twistd's
> -y and related switches should be of interest to you.
> So, probably, there's not any good reason for you to spend any more 
> time on tap's.

I hear you.

Thanks !

-- Roland

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