[Python-Dev] Adding poll() system call
Guido van Rossum
Thu, 06 Jul 2000 20:06:03 -0500
> 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?
What's the point?
--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://dinsdale.python.org/~guido/)