[Twisted-Python] Possible trial -u / threads bug
mwl at point45.com
Fri Feb 9 10:04:06 EST 2007
I'm encountering a problem when using deferToThread in a unit test and
running it with trial -u.
The code below demonstrates the problem. It fails (by timing out) on the
It seems to fail reliably on Twisted 2.5.0 (Python 2.5.0), but on a
Twisted 2.0.1 (Python 2.4.1) installation it works just fine.
I think the problem is related to trial's cleanup of the threadpool. I
did try (as a test) add reactor.threadpool.stop() to tearDown and
reactor.threadpool.start() to setUp, but it had no effect on the second
Can anybody confirm the problem and, if so, should I create a ticket for it?
from twisted.trial import unittest
from twisted.internet.threads import deferToThread
from time import sleep
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