[Stackless] tasklet sleep()

Andrew Francis andrewfr_ice at yahoo.com
Wed Aug 3 18:44:47 CEST 2011

Hi Folks:

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Date: Tue, 2 Aug 2011 10:54:41 -0400
From: Andrew Tutt <tutt.andrew at gmail.com>
To: The Stackless Python Mailing List <stackless at stackless.com>
Subject: Re: [Stackless] tasklet sleep()
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>As I've noted elsewhere, all sleep() functions in stackless are inherently
>busy sleep because they are being continuously rerouted to the scheduler.

The technique I use avoids most of the busy polling problem. The closest thing
to busy polling, Task.looping call is sometimes needed because the reactor does not
know that it is running in a tasklet and needs to occasionally yield to the scheduler.

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