[Python-Dev] Socket timeout patch

Bernard Yue bernie@3captus.com
Fri, 07 Jun 2002 14:32:39 -0600

Guido van Rossum wrote:
> > But I agreed with Michael that using python select module put us on
> > the safer side.
> But it's too slow.

Well, if we have to use native select(), can I assume that there will 
only be three cases, namely UNIX, Windows and BeOS (looks like that's 
the case from selectmodule.c)?

Assume the above is true, what needed to done is to create a C API 
from select_select() so that socketmodule.c can use it.  Is that 

> > Steve Holden and M.-A. Lemburg have spoken.
> Can I expect a patch from you or Michael?

Let's see where we are when I finished the test suite.  I'll do it 
if it's still hasn't been done.

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