[Python-Dev] Adding poll() system call

Ka-Ping Yee pingster@ilm.com
Thu, 6 Jul 2000 16:09:21 -0700 (PDT)

On Thu, 6 Jul 2000, Guido van Rossum wrote:
> >   That doesn't answer the question.  Why select.select() instead of
> > os.select()?  I've never understood that one myself.
> Different platform dependencies.  The select module works on Windows,
> Mac and Unix.  The posix module only runs on Unix and (under the name
> "nt", but using the same source file) on Win32.

Okay, then can select() be exposed in the os module by the
posix, nt, and mac modules?

-- ?!ng