[mod_python] Trouble spawning a long running process...

Gregory (Grisha) Trubetskoy grisha at modpython.org
Wed Jun 2 15:56:15 EDT 2004

On Wed, 2 Jun 2004, Eric Walstad wrote:

> req.register_cleanup() looks like a good match.  I doubt I would have ever
> found register_cleanup on my own!  Do you have any tips on how to tell when
> the cleanup process has completed?  I'm currently checking for the existence
> of the generated iso file, but there's a brief period where the file exists
> (os.path.exists) but has not been completely written yet.  That's probably
> not a problem, but might be if I try to  stream the file to the client while
> it's being written by mkisofs (that's my next hurdle).  Checking
> os.path.exists just feels like a bit of a hack, that's all.  Any thoughts?

Probably the easiest thing would be to write to a temporary file name and
rename it when its done.


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