Tag: python

  • Debugging strange errors with strace

    Yesterday my collegue came to me with a strange error in our development environment. For some reason the message queue consumers failed fetching new messages from Amazon SQS with a SSL library error. The error message we got was

    [Errno 185090050] _ssl.c:340: error:0B084002:x509 certificate routines:X509_load_cert_crl_file:system lib"

    which could be interpreted as the process could not load the certificate revocation list properly.

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  • Asyncio part 1

    Python 3.4 was released a couple of weeks ago and with it the new asynchronous library [asyncio] [3]. As I have worked quite a lot with Twisted at my day job I am quite thrilled for this new built-in async library.

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