[Spread-users] 1 problem with Spread.pm and 1 problem with spread daemon, was

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Thu Jan 17 23:52:14 EST 2002

> 2) Somewhat more mysteriously, receive() only processes get 
> spontaneously disconnected and receive() returns a CONNECTION_CLOSED 
> correctly whenever a receiver is hammered continuously from more than 1 
> process on the same box. The sending processes DO NOT get disconnected, 
> however.

The Spread daemon has a hard limit of 1000 queued messages.  If you're
behind reading your messages, and Spread finds that it's queued up
more than 1000, it disconnects you.  I just found this out myself, and
it is causing us a major rewrite of our app. :-(

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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