[Twisted-Python] UDP crashes python.exe when using IOCPReactor

Josh Albrecht thejash at gmail.com
Tue Dec 15 21:43:55 EST 2009

Thanks.  I changed the way I was installing the reactor, but it had no effect.

I did not realize that Windows 7 was unsupported.  However, I've also
reproduced this bug on windows XP, so I think it's a larger issue,

 - Josh

On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 8:39 PM,  <exarkun at twistedmatrix.com> wrote:
> On 15 Dec, 11:56 pm, thejash at gmail.com wrote:
>>I've been struggling to move a large program over to IOCPReactor, but
>>it is causing python.exe to crash on windows.  I reduced the error to
>>this program, which crashes almost immediately on all the machines
>>I've tested it on.  Am I doing something wrong?
> First thought, Windows 7 isn't a supported platform.  Little or no
> effort has been spent on getting Twisted working there.  As a start, you
> might try running the test suite to see what passes and what fails.
> Next thought, you're installing the reactor wrong.  Instead, you should
> be doing:
>    from twisted.internet import iocpreactor
>    iocpreactor.install()
>    from twisted.internet import reactor
> As documented in the reactor selection howto:
>    http://twistedmatrix.com/documents/current/core/howto/choosing-
> reactor.html#auto8
> Jean-Paul
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