asyncore, asynchat and threads
peter at engcorp.com
Wed Aug 4 14:10:47 CEST 2004
Joshua Moore-Oliva wrote:
> I have to not return any data until there is data to
> return for that specific connection. If there is some
> way to send data down a asynchat
> socket from another thread (thread-safely), or to
> somehow wake up an asynchat class, that would be great.
It's been years since I used asyncore (I find Twisted much
simpler to use) but at least in theory such a thing is
possible. Twisted has a callFromThread() method that can
be used to get a callback in another thread to be called
from the "reactor" (the equivalent of the asyncore core
loop), which would do what you want. Asyncore might have
I don't _fully_ grasp what you are doing, and I don't work
well without pictures in such cases (got a whiteboard handy?
draw a picture and send me a digital photo :-), but so
far it doesn't sound like you have anything approaching
unusual, compared to many other applications I've seen doing
the sorts of things yours seems to be doing.
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