[Twisted-Python] Getting a list of services and/or plugins are currently running

Itamar Turner-Trauring itamar at itamarst.org
Mon Oct 18 19:56:53 EDT 2010

On Mon, 2010-10-18 at 22:28 +0200, Johann Borck wrote:

> If I wanted to implement this, I'd start with a central service, that
> offers an interface for (twisted) apps/clients/servers to register
> themselves on startup. All "participating" plugins and services would
> of course have to know about that service, but depending on your
> requirements it might suffice to use a common subclass of
> twisted.application.service.Service, that takes care of performing the
> necessary steps to inform your central state-monitoring service about
> their existence and state.

Something based on zeroconf mDNS (aka Rendevezous on Macs) would do this
for you... and most modern linux versions include an implementation.

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