[Python-Dev] threadsafe patch for asynchat

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Wed Feb 8 19:43:48 CET 2006

Steve Holden wrote:
> In case the processing of events needed to block? If I'm processing web 
> requests in an async* dispatch loop and a request needs the results of a 
> (probably lengthy) database query in order to generate its output, how 
> do I give the dispatcher control again to process the next asynchronous 
> network event?

I see. Ideally, you should obtain the socket for the connection to
the database, and add it to the asyncore loop. That would require
you have an async database API, of course.


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