asyncore.loop As A Win32 Service
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Thu Mar 27 09:25:11 CET 2003
John Abel <johnfabel at btinternet.com> wrote in message news:<mailman.1048529848.24545.python-list at python.org>...
> I'm writing a service, and have come across a problem with
> asyncore.loop. There doesn't seem to be a way for it to interrupted,
> when the service is issued a stop. To get round this with a similar
> program using SocketServer, before executing handle_request I checked
> for connections with select.select(). The way I'm thinking of doing it,
> is to override asyncore.loop, set an event, launch the new asyncore.loop
> in a thread, and replace the while 1 in asyncore.loop with a check for
> the event. Does that sound about the right to go about it?
If you have a look at the medusa/thread/select_trigger.py file (get the
CVS one if possible as the release isn't very up to date) at:
You will see another way of doing it. This uses a trick where the
code internally sets up a pair of connected sockets. You can then
wake up (trigger) the thread with the asyncore.loop in it by writing
to the one of the connected sockets.
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