[Python-Dev] asyncore fixes in Python 2.6 broke Zope's version of medusa

Josiah Carlson josiah.carlson at gmail.com
Thu Mar 5 21:49:47 CET 2009

On Thu, Mar 5, 2009 at 12:46 PM, Greg Ewing <greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz> wrote:
> Daniel Stutzbach wrote:
>> If you have a working select(), it will tell you the sockets on which
>> read() and write() won't block, so non-blocking reads and writes are not
>> necessary.
> No, but there should be an interface that lets you say
> "when something comes in on this fd, call this function
> for me".
> In other words it should be a light wrapper around
> select/poll/whatever that provides a callback interface.

A read callback, a write callback.  What about close, error, connect,
and accept callbacks?

I hate to say it (not really), but that's pretty much the handle_*()
methods of asyncore :/ .

 - Josiah

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