python client needs love

Brad Fitzpatrick
Sun, 21 Sep 2003 13:19:18 -0700 (PDT)

Whoa, suck.  :)

The PHP client should also be carefully looked at, to make sure it flushes
at the right time and such.  The repeated mails about its parsing being
wrong are scary too.

But worse are reports about libevent's select/poll being slow, which I
haven't been able to reproduce.

On Sun, 21 Sep 2003, Evan Martin wrote:

> >From reading this list it looks like a lot of people are trying out
> memcached.  If there are any Python hackers around looking for a
> project, a good one would be to change the Python client to not read a
> byte at a time, and instead do full reads into a buffer.
> I mention this because I am afraid people are testing memcached with the
> Python client and getting low benchmark results, because as it's written
> right now the Python client is doing a syscall for every byte
> receieved...
> --
> Evan Martin