Commit a5161337 authored by Steve Jones's avatar Steve Jones
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Updated faster read loop code. this implementation is nearly as fast and also...

Updated faster read loop code.  this implementation is nearly as fast and also allows all tweets to fire on_status() event calls.  Previously, when the stream went silent, the most recent tweet would be stuck in the read buffer and would not fire an on_status() event call.
parent 6d7d73c3
......@@ -7,6 +7,7 @@ from socket import timeout
from threading import Thread
from time import sleep
import urllib
from string import digits
from tweepy.models import Status
from tweepy.api import API
......@@ -141,21 +142,28 @@ class Stream(object):
self.running = False
def _read_loop(self, resp):
buf = ''
while self.running and not resp.isclosed():
c =
idx = c.rfind('\n')
if idx > -1:
# There is an index. Store the tail part for later,
# and process the head part as messages. We use idx + 1
# as we dont' actually want to store the newline.
data = buf + c[:idx]
buf = c[idx + 1:]
# No newline found, so we add this to our accumulated
# buffer
buf += c
# Note: keep-alive newlines might be inserted before each length value.
# read until we get a digit...
c = ''
while c not in digits:
c =
delimited_string = c
# read rest of delimiter length..
while 1:
d =
if d in digits:
delimited_string += d
# read the next twitter status object
if delimited_string.isdigit():
next_status_obj = int(delimited_string) )
if resp.isclosed():
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