[Twisted-Python] Make Twisted/PyPy a milestone?

exarkun at twistedmatrix.com exarkun at twistedmatrix.com
Sun Jun 24 12:41:49 EDT 2012

On 23 Jun, 01:02 pm, tobias.oberstein at tavendo.de wrote:
>Hi all,
>I'd like to ask if it would be appropriate and whether there is 
>interest in making
>"support Twisted on PyPy"
>a project milestone for Twisted.
>I'd start contributing by setting up a buildslave for PyPy so that 
>issues can be made transparent and identified and progress tracked.

Of course, feel free to contribute more reliable slaves to the project. 
But there is already a PyPy builder set up, and has been for several 
years.  A more productive contribution would probably be to fix the 
tests that have been failing on it for most or all of that time. :)
>Since PyPy is still very fast moving, that would need to be a beefy 
>machine, since I would track PyPy trunk doing nightly PyPy builds and 
>then use that for Twisted trials.
>It likely would involve stopping buildbot for the short period of PyPy 
>installation, restarting it afterwards.

Fortunately this isn't required.

>Is there community interest in Twisted/PyPy .. people that might help 
>with working on tickets (which I guess will likely result from such an 
>My hope would also be that PyPy devs might be interested in having the 
>PyPy codebase tested against such a broad suite like Twisted on a 
>regular basis and would help with PyPy non-Twisted-but-triggered issues 
>PS: The current trial results (Ubuntu 10.04 LTS i386, Twisted trunk, 
>select reactor)
>=> ManholeLoopbackStdio: timeouts on all 13 test cases
>=> HistoricRecvlineLoopbackStdio: timeouts on all 2 test cases
>=> RecvlineLoopbackStdio: timeouts on all 9 test cases
>=> ServerStringTests => test_ssl: hangs forever!
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