[Twisted-Python] Change in reactor.stop() in Twisted 8.x

Jean-Paul Calderone exarkun at divmod.com
Fri May 16 06:08:17 MDT 2008

On Thu, 15 May 2008 21:20:05 -0600, Brian Granger <ellisonbg.net at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>  We have been using Twisted for a long time and are migrating to 8.0.1.
>>>   We are finding that code that ran fine with 2.5.0 is giving problems
>>>  with 8.0.1 and it appears to be related to what is happening in
>>>  reactor.stop().
>> Please try the Twisted 8.1.0 prerelease available at
>> http://twistedmatrix.com/users/radix/8.1.0pre2/
>Using 8.1.0pre2 does solve this problem.  I am curious, what changed
>in 8.0.1 (and was fixed in 8.1.0) that causes this?  Also, will this
>fix be backported to 8.0.x or should we recommend that people, use
>Twisted >= 2.5.0 but not 8.0.1?

It's not likely that there'll be another 8.0.x release.  We considered
doing one, but since 8.0.1 isn't packaged in any major distribution,
there doesn't seem to be much point.


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