Recipe request: asyncio "spin off coroutine"
marko at pacujo.net
Thu Dec 15 02:28:57 EST 2016
"Frank Millman" <frank at chagford.com>:
> "Marko Rauhamaa" wrote in message news:87vaulitxe.fsf at elektro.pacujo.net...
>> "Frank Millman" <frank at chagford.com>:
>> > I changed 'await self.close()', to >
>> > Problem solved.
>> A nice insight.
>> However, shouldn't somebody somewhere in your code be keeping track of
>> the returned task?
> I don't know. What is the worst that could happen?
Only you can tell.
> I just assume that it will be executed at some point. Is it not
> reasonable to do the same here?
It ain't over till the fat lady sings. Things can accumulate, hang
and/or fail in surprising ways.
At the very least you should maintain statistics that reveal the number
of pending closing tasks for troubleshooting when things go south.
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