Recipe request: asyncio "spin off coroutine"

Chris Angelico rosuav at
Wed Dec 14 14:53:31 EST 2016

On Thu, Dec 15, 2016 at 6:27 AM, Marko Rauhamaa <marko at> wrote:
> Chris Angelico <rosuav at>:
>>     asyncio.spin_off(parallel()) # ???
>> [...]
>> What code should go on the "???" line to accomplish this?
> asyncio.ensure_future(parallel())

Hmm. I tried that but it didn't work in the full program (it hung the
calling coroutine until completion). But it does work in the toy
example I posted here. Weird. Must be something else that's wrong,
then. I'll keep poking around, thanks.


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