(pre)forking server framework?

Diez B. Roggisch deets at nospam.web.de
Mon Jun 12 15:54:47 CEST 2006

czajnik at czajsoft.pl wrote:

> Hi!
> I'm quite new to Python development. Can someone advise me a framework
> useful for building (pre-)forking or threaded TCP servers, other than
> SocketServer ? I've seen source code of a few python-based app servers,
> all of theme seem to reinvent the wheel, eventually reusing
> SocketServer. I'd appreciate a framework with logging, process/thread
> pool, signal handling etc. Just plug-in a protocol implementation and
> go !
> Yes, I know Twisted, but asynchronous model is an overkill for me in
> this particular project. I do not need high performance, simple forking
> suites my needs better.

Why do you care if the asynchronous model is overkill or the performance is
good? Twisted comes close to what you want - and using its strength as
arguments against it strikes me as odd.


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