[Python-Dev] Adding poll() system call

Andrew Kuchling akuchlin@mems-exchange.org
Thu, 6 Jul 2000 17:28:31 -0400

On Thu, Jul 06, 2000 at 05:25:46PM -0500, Guido van Rossum wrote:
>> Actually, is there any good reason why select isn't in posix also?
>Yes -- select also works on Windows and DOS.  (Ditto for socket.)

I don't know if poll() is available on Windows; anyone got a clue?
poll() for DOS is almost certainly out of the question, and who cares
these days?