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A simple preforking echo server using SocketServer.
"""
Simple forking echo server built with Python's SocketServer library. A more
Pythonic version of http://gist.github.com/203520, which itself was inspired
by http://tomayko.com/writings/unicorn-is-unix.
"""
import os
import SocketServer
class EchoHandler(SocketServer.StreamRequestHandler):
def handle(self):
self.wfile.write('Child %s echo>' % os.getpid())
self.wfile.flush()
message = self.rfile.readline()
self.wfile.write(message)
print "Child %s echo'd: %r" % (os.getpid(), message)
if __name__ == '__main__':
server = SocketServer.ForkingTCPServer(('localhost', 4242), EchoHandler)
print "Server listening on localhost:4242..."
try:
server.serve_forever()
except KeyboardInterrupt:
print "\nbailing..."
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