[Tutor] demon / app I/F better way ?
kent37 at tds.net
Sun Nov 14 17:07:18 CET 2004
Dave S wrote:
> Running the demon as a seperate thread is a good idea, I had not thought
> of that, I was going to 'demon.py &' it - which must be pretty inefficient.
> Queueing the data, like a FIFO buffer, that negates the need for
> /data/data_flag, if its read, its gone - thats elegent - I like that
> :-) . I could write a script that implements a FIFO function - or maybe
> I will find one in the vaults.
See the Queue module in the standard library
> As to using a socket, I have only encounterd passing references to them
> mainly when tweeking the linux kernel , Can you point me in the
> direction of how you can use them in Python ... ?
See the socket module to start, or the socket programming HOW-TO:
There are others on this list with more experience than me with socket
programming, I hope they will chime in here...personally I like threads :-)
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