[Twisted-Python] XMPP server connection question

Gabriel Rossetti gabriel.rossetti at arimaz.com
Tue Dec 2 08:21:17 EST 2008

Gabriel Rossetti wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I wrote an XMPP client and I have a question, when it tries to connect 
> and the server is not listening, it doesn't send back an error and 
> tries forever. I see that this function (twisted/names/srvconnect.py):
> def _ebGotServers(self, failure):
>        failure.trap(DNSNameError)
>        # Some DNS servers reply with NXDOMAIN when in fact there are
>        # just no SRV records for that domain. Act as if we just got an
>        # empty response and use fallback.
>        self.servers = []
>        self.orderedServers = []
> traps the exception so it never propagates to me, so I can't handle 
> it. Any ideas? I using the XMPP client example as a base for my code.
> Thank you,
> Gabriel
Ok, the code I showed has nothing to do with the problem I think, what I 
don't get is the client never returns an error if nobody's listening...

Best regards,

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