[Python-Dev] Assign to errno allowed?

Thomas Heller thomas.heller@ion-tof.com
Tue, 24 Sep 2002 16:19:38 +0200

> > I'm trying to fix selectmodule.c on Windows (it raises
> > bogus exceptions, because select() on Windows does not
> > set errno).
> Are you *sure* about that?



The select function returns the total number of socket handles that are ready and contained in the fd_set structures, zero if the
time limit expired, or SOCKET_ERROR if an error occurred. If the return value is SOCKET_ERROR, WSAGetLastError can be used to
retrieve a specific error code.