[Python-Dev] Signals+Threads (PyGTK waking up 10x/sec).

Sean Reifschneider jafo-python-dev at tummy.com
Fri Dec 7 15:26:42 CET 2007

On Thu, Dec 06, 2007 at 10:55:12PM -0700, Adam Olsen wrote:
>That's pretty much what issue1564547 does.  I think there's two marks

Good point, I hadn't seen that before.

>* Using poll and fd's is pretty platform specific for what should be a
>general-purpose API

I would say that this is an optimization that helps a specific set of
platforms, including one that I think we really care about, the OLPC which
needs it for decreased battery use.  It doesn't cause breakage of
other platforms, it just may not help them.

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