[IronPython] socket for IronPython update

Eric Larson ionrock at gmail.com
Wed Sep 13 17:51:25 CEST 2006

Along these same lines, with the 1.0 out how ofte can folks expect to see

This whole socket library aspect is very exciting, so something official
getting released with fixes included would be a huge help.



On 9/11/06, Dino Viehland <dinov at exchange.microsoft.com> wrote:
> Originally we were trying to implement "_socket" instead of "socket".  We
> ran into one problem with this: the standard socket.py module has an
> implicit dependency upon CPython's reference counting garbage collector (for
> implementing dup).  We considered a hack to make this work but ultimately
> rejected it in favor of implementing "socket" instead replacing the standard
> Python module.   Unfortunately makefile didn't make it - and that looks like
> the same thing for ssl (it's present in CPythons socket but not _socket).
> Select was a much simpler case of just not getting to it in time.  We'll
> ship a select implementation w/ the 1.1 release - we'll need to look at
> makefile & ssl though (makefile should be trivial, hopefully ssl will be
> just as trivial).
> -----Original Message-----
> From: users-bounces at lists.ironpython.com [mailto:
> users-bounces at lists.ironpython.com] On Behalf Of Sanghyeon Seo
> Sent: Monday, September 11, 2006 3:17 AM
> To: sh at defuze.org; Discussion of IronPython
> Subject: Re: [IronPython] socket for IronPython update
> 2006/9/11, Sylvain Hellegouarch <sh at defuze.org>:
> > Thanks a lot Seo.
> >
> > Any reason that I would have missed why the built-in socket module
> > does not include those missing module functions?
> Well, that question should be answered by IronPython team, not me.
> I think the reason is... well, because they haven't got a time to
> implement them.
> Seo Sanghyeon
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