Advice on long running processes

Bruno Desthuilliers bruno.42.desthuilliers at
Thu Oct 11 18:38:29 CEST 2007

commander_coder at a écrit :
> Hello,
> I write a lot of CGI scripts, in Python of course.  Now I need to
> convert some to long-running processes.  I'm having trouble finding
> resources about the best practices to do that.
> I've found a lot of email discussions that say something like, "You
> need to educate yourself about the differences when you have long-
> running processes" but I've not had a lot of luck with finding things
> that explain the differences.  I've seen some talk about database
> timeouts, for instance, but I'm not sure I understand the problems.
> Can anyone here suggest some resources?  I'd be happy with web sites,
> with buying a book, anything.
> I ask here because I write in Python and so if those resources used
> Python then that would be super.

As far as I'm concerned, I'd go for one of the available wsgi frameworks.

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