[openstack-dev] [tooz] 1.0 goals

Joshua Harlow harlowja at outlook.com
Mon Mar 9 18:22:06 UTC 2015

Julien Danjou wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 09 2015, Joshua Harlow wrote:
>> Another idea; provide some way for tooz to handle the heartbeating (instead of
>> clients having to do this); perhaps tooz coordinator should take ownership of
>> the thread that heartbeats (instead of clients having to do this on there own)?
>> This avoids having each client create there own thread (or something else) that
>> does the same thing...
> Shh, I'm not for this at all. What we should do is provide the ability
> to plug tooz in an event loop but, as you know, most of the modules we
> use are not providing such a feature so we're stuck on building a "while
> True: heartbeat()" loop… :(
> I think it's better to let the user run heartbeat() it's own
> system (thread, event loop, whatever) and not mess with that.

Fair enough; the landscape right now is probably to 'scattered' 
(asyncio, threads, greenthreads, blah blah...) to provide this, point taken.


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