zanesdad at bellsouth.net
Tue Sep 28 04:31:57 CEST 2004
> Jeremy Jones wrote:
>> Istvan Albert wrote:
>>> Yannick Turgeon wrote:
>>>> "Simple". What are its limitations?
>>> No limitations whatsoever ... it is "Simple" to use
>> Simple indeed. I don't know for sure the reasons for naming it
>> "Simple". But it may have to do with the fact that the
>> out-of-the-box SimpleXMLRPCServer will only handle one request at a
>> time: a request comes in, the server accepts that request, blocking
>> until the method call returns, and the response is sent back to the
>> client. It does not spawn a thread per request. It does not
>> "select" among multiple requests. It will not create a thread pool
>> for you. If you want that added functionality, you can write a
>> little custom code to get it to spawn a thread per request. A little
>> more code to only spawn n number of threads. A little more code
>> still to create a thread pool. And if you want a server that
>> "select"s among multiple requests, I'm not 100% sure, but I bet
>> Twisted has one of those.
> I have a non-threaded, select()ing SimpleXML-RPC server. I have
> stressed it yet, but I have verified that the concept works.
Is this something that you wrote, or are you using Twisted? If it's
something you wrote, I'd love to see the code for it.
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