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# Twisted, the Framework of Your Internet
# Copyright (C) 2001-2002 Matthew W. Lefkowitz
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Persistent references for PB.

Maintainer: U{Glyph Lefkowitz<>}

Stability: in flux

Future Plans: PerspectiveConnector should be made obsolete by PB URLs.  It
should be very easy to replace when that new functionality is available.


from twisted.spread import pb
from twisted.internet import defer
from twisted.python import log

True = 1
False = 0

# "Sturdy" references in PB

class PerspectiveConnector:
    def __init__(self, host, port, username, password, serviceName,
                 perspectiveName=None, client=None):
        # perspective-specific stuff = host
        self.port = port
        self.username = username
        self.password = password
        self.serviceName = serviceName
        self.perspectiveName = perspectiveName
        self.client = client
        # remote-reference-type-neutral stuff
        self.reference = None
        self.connecting = False
        self.methodsToCall = []

    def __getstate__(self):
        d = self.__dict__.copy()
        d['reference'] = None
        d['connecting'] = False
        d['methodsToCall'] = []
        return d

    def _cbConnected(self, reference):
        """We've connected.  Reset everything and call all pending methods.
        log.msg( 'connected!' )
        self.reference = reference
        self.connecting = False
        for method, args, kw, defr in self.methodsToCall:
            apply(reference.callRemote, (method,)+args, kw).addCallbacks(
        self.methodsToCall = []

    def _ebConnected(self, error):
        """We haven't connected yet.  Try again.
        log.msg( 'PerspectiveConnector: error in connecting: %s' % error)

    def startConnecting(self):
        log.msg( 'PerspectiveConnector: connecting: %s:%s %s/%s/%s' % (, self.port, self.serviceName, self.username, self.perspectiveName))
        return pb.connect(, self.port, self.username, self.password,
                          self.serviceName, self.perspectiveName, self.client
                          ).addCallbacks(self._cbConnected, self._ebConnected)

    def callRemote(self, method, *args, **kw):
        if self.reference:
                return apply(self.reference.callRemote, (method,)+args, kw)
            except pb.DeadReferenceError:
                log.msg("Calling dead reference; trying to reconnect.")
                self.reference = None
        if not self.connecting:
            self.connecting = True
        defr = defer.Deferred()
        self.methodsToCall.append((method, args, kw, defr))
        return defr