[IPython-dev] Coordinating the XREQ and SUB channels

Evan Patterson epatters@enthought....
Fri Jul 16 11:21:41 CDT 2010


I verified that I have that commit and that I recompiled PyZMQ.
Unfortunately, the problem persists.

Fernando: as a sanity check, can you confirm that you have this problem with
the latest version of PyZMQ?

Evan

On Fri, Jul 16, 2010 at 11:00 AM, Brian Granger <ellisonbg@gmail.com> wrote:

> Here is the commit:
>
>
> http://github.com/ellisonbg/pyzmq/commit/18f5d061558a176f5496aa8e049182c1a7da64f6
>
> You will need to recompile pyzmq for this to go into affect.  Let me
> know if this doesn't fix the problem.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Brian
>
> On Fri, Jul 16, 2010 at 7:40 AM, Evan Patterson <epatters@enthought.com>
> wrote:
> > On Fri, Jul 16, 2010 at 12:25 AM, Brian Granger <ellisonbg@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >>
> >> On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 1:22 PM, Fernando Perez <fperez.net@gmail.com>
> >> wrote:
> >> > On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 11:07 AM, Brian Granger <ellisonbg@gmail.com>
> >> > wrote:
> >> >>
> >> >> Definitely hard to get right and terminal based frontends will
> >> >> definitely need something like flush.  Let's see how it goes with
> this
> >> >> approach.
> >> >
> >> > Though absent a real event loop with a callback model, there it will
> >> > need to be implemented with a real sleep(epsilon) and a total timeout.
> >> >  Terminal frontends will always simply be bound to flushing what they
> >> > can and then moving on if nothing has come in a given window they wait
> >> > for.  Such is life when your 'event loop' is the human hitting the
> >> > RETURN key...
> >> >
> >> > Evan, quick question: when I open your frontend_widget, I see 100% cpu
> >> > utilization all the time.  Do you see this on your end?
> >>
> >> We should make sure we understand this. Min and I found that our new
> >> Tornado event loop in pyzmq was using 100% CPU because of a bug in the
> >>  poll timeout (units problems).  We have fixed this (so we think!), so
> >> I am hopeful the current issue is coming from the flush logic.
> >
> > Unfortunately, this does not seem to be the case. I have confirmed that
> the
> > problem is indeed with the IOLoops. They have the the CPU pegged at 100%
> > even when the console is idle, i.e. when no flushing or communication of
> any
> > sort occurring.
> >
> > Did you commit your fix to the main branch of PyZMQ? Maybe I am not using
> > the right stuff.
> >
> > Evan
> >
>
>
>
> --
> Brian E. Granger, Ph.D.
> Assistant Professor of Physics
> Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo
> bgranger@calpoly.edu
> ellisonbg@gmail.com
>
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