[Python-Dev] Signal-resistant code (was: Two random and nearly unrelated ideas)

Neil Schemenauer nas@python.ca
Wed, 4 Sep 2002 12:22:47 -0700

Guido van Rossum wrote:
> What if the operation is a select() call?  Is restarting the right
> thing?  How to take into account the consumed portion of the timeout,
> if given?

I think you would not restart select().  It's only a hint anyhow.