[Python-Dev] Rehabilitating fgets

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Sat, 06 Jan 2001 17:33:00 -0500

[Tim suggests to use fgets(), preparing the buffer with non-null
bytes, and searching for a null byte from the right.]

If this is really sufficiently fast, I'd say, go for it.  Looks
bullet-proof as long as the source code to MSVCRT doesn't change. :-)

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)