[Python-ideas] BufferedIO and detach

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Mon Mar 4 22:32:51 CET 2013

On Tue, 5 Mar 2013 10:29:35 +1300
Robert Collins
<robertc at robertcollins.net> wrote:
> >
> > How about the fileno() method?
> What about it? Do you mean 'non-blocking mode is entirely defined by
> the OS level read() behaviour and there is no tracking of that state
> higher up' ? If so cool (and we should document that somewhere).

Yes, I mean that :-) You're right, it should be documented.

> I'll
> need to go lookup the windows equivalent to FCNTL, and I still think
> the current hidden buffer status is problematic.

Windows has no notion of non-blocking streams, except for sockets.



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