Timing out URLs
phd at phd.russ.ru
Tue May 23 12:24:14 CEST 2000
On Tue, 23 May 2000, Ty K. Kroll wrote:
> Question: Is there any way to set a time-out interval when reading URLs.
There are many. All are not so simple. Patches accepted.
> I use urlopen to fetch the pages, but some end up hanging when I hit a slow
> moving page. Is there any way to avoid this? Thanks. -Ty
Possible ways: use multiprocessing (forking or multithreading); use
non-blocking sockets and select(); use asyncore library.
Oleg. (All opinions are mine and not of my employer)
Oleg Broytmann Foundation for Effective Policies phd at phd.russ.ru
Programmers don't die, they just GOSUB without RETURN.
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