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From "Darryl L. Pierce" <dpie...@redhat.com>
Subject Re: c reactor / gordon's examples
Date Fri, 16 Jan 2015 13:01:07 GMT
On Wed, Jan 14, 2015 at 01:34:48PM -0500, Rafael Schloming wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 14, 2015 at 10:46 AM, Darryl L. Pierce <dpierce@redhat.com>
> wrote:
> > On Wed, Jan 14, 2015 at 08:28:50AM -0500, Rafael Schloming wrote:
> > <snip>
> > > import sys
> > >
> > > reactor = Reactor(Program())
> > > reactor.acceptor("0.0.0.0", "5672")
> > > reactor.connection(Client("localhost:5672", sys.argv[1:]))
> > > reactor.run()
> >
> > I like the simplicity of how a simple app can be setup. The above can be
> > used inside of an EventMachine block in Ruby. Would we be able to pass a
> > file descriptor to the underlying C code? I'm wondering if we could
> > provide an AMQPServer similar to others provided [1].
> >
> 
> The intention is to provide a couple of options here. One is the ability to
> supply an external file descriptor to the C loop as you describe. The other
> option which I'd like to provide is the ability to use the reactor purely
> for the cross language dispatch, and simply write all of the I/O code in
> the embedding language.
> 
> Neither of these things will work out of the box right now, however the
> intention is very much to provdie them, e.g. internally the reactor
> provides I/O via what is essentially just a special handler that reacts to
> connection_local_open events and transports and sets up/pumps sockets
> accordingly. Right now this is hard coded to a C handler, but with some
> appropriate accessors we should be able to supply a pure python (or pure
> ruby) handler also.

Excellent, thanks for the response. 

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