[Python-ideas] BufferedIO and detach
benjamin at python.org
Sun Mar 3 17:16:34 CET 2013
Robert Collins <robertc at ...> writes:
> There doesn't seem to be a way to safely use detach() on stdin - I'd
> like to get down to the raw stream, but after calling detach(), the
> initial BufferedIOReader is unusable - so you cannot retrieve any
> buffered content) - and unless you detach(), you can't guarantee that
> the buffer will ever be empty.
Presumably if you call it before anyone else has had a chance to read from it,
you should be okay.
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