[Twisted-Python] Missing connections with Perspective Broker ( newbie alert )

Peter Westlake peter.westlake at pobox.com
Tue Nov 30 08:07:23 EST 2010

On Tue, 30 Nov 2010 07:39 -0500, "Grant Mckenzie"
<mckenzig at optonline.net> wrote:
> Hi,
> I am using a Perspective Broker to service requests from a client on the
> same machine ( Windows XP ). This works fine most of the time however
> occasionally I see strange behaviour. The client uses connectTCP and
> provides a timeout of 5 seconds. Logging indicates that the client
> attempts to make a connection to the server, server logging in the remote
> methods indicates that the method is not called. Also my error callback
> on the client is not invoked after the timeout period. Unfotunately this
> is part of a large system, sporadic behaviour and difficult to generate a
> test case for.
> Also commonly requests a few seconds before and after the issue are
> handled correctly so the behaviour seems transient. We are using a older
> version ot twisted 8.x. Any pointers?

I've seen strange sporadic errors with networking in 8.x that weren't
there in 2.5.0, so would you be able to test it with 2.5.0?


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