[IPython-dev] Twisted reactor + IPython0
Glenn H Tarbox, PhD
Thu Mar 20 00:41:18 CDT 2008
On Thu, 2008-03-20 at 07:33 +0200, Ville M. Vainio wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 20, 2008 at 12:35 AM, Glenn H Tarbox, PhD <email@example.com> wrote:
> > This is where I started originally. There's a better fix which I posted
> > a while ago. The below uses polling which is unnecessary. By modifying
> > shell, you can turn the whole thing into a callback.
> The ASPN recipe works like the current GUI backends, so it seems to
> "obviously work".
it works, just spins cycles unnecessarily. If you look through this
list you'll see the minor changes I made to Shell (posted on Feb 9). My
code generates a callback when somethings needs to be serviced as
opposed to having a high-frequency polling loop try and determine the
> > A better approach is to use my qtreactor (it sucks in qt but) because
> > you can instantiate twisted (and qt) and keep the event loop for
> > stdin/stdout and have reactor behavior as well.
> Would that work with other backends as well? Does it work with windows
> + pyreadline?
> > the key with qtreactor is I made a new call = reactor.runReturn() which
> > nails up the reactor to the Qt application, sets up the timers etc, but
> > returns the thread to you... so as long as I/O in IPython doesn't block
> > (which it only does when scrolling more than a page)
> That's a pretty fine solution, if it can be made to work.
> Can you produce a code snippet that does this for IPython0?
was already posted before you wrote this.
Glenn H. Tarbox, PhD
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