[Tkinter-discuss] non-GUI event detection in Tkinter mainloop()
igor.e.novikov at gmail.com
Wed May 20 19:11:20 CEST 2009
Yes, you are right. Solution without Tkinter usage is also possible. File
watcher can be created
on pure Python implementation:
Sorry I forgot this issue because this thread is a [Tkinter-discuss] :)
On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 7:33 PM, Cameron Laird <Cameron at phaseit.net> wrote:
> On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 12:25:08PM +0300, Igor Novikov wrote:
> > File system events are not a part of tk library so Tkinter doesn't
> > such events.
> > Nevertheless native _tkinter library contains two file event related
> > procedures - createfilehandler() and deletefilehandler()
> > So you can try finding samples how to use these functions. For example:
> > http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-list/1999-May/001838.html
> > Also you can try resolving this issue using "fileevent" tcl command:
> > http://www.tcl.tk/man/tcl8.5/TclCmd/fileevent.htm
> > But this way supposes tcl programming.
> There are arguably easier ways. It might be the weekend before I
> can explain. My summary: Mr. O'Gorman can try Mr. Novikov's sug-
> gestions, OR wait for the possibility of a more completed approach.
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