Anyone know of a way to get non-blocking keyboard input?
fuess at att.net
Wed Feb 28 08:33:16 EST 2001
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On 27 Feb 2001 15:54:55 -0800, Ben Hutchings
<ben.hutchings at roundpoint.com> wrote:
>Jeremy Reed <jpreed00 at MailAndNews.com> writes:
>> I am looking to create a telnet client that will, by using the select()
>> statment, poll an open socket for data to be received while at the same time
>> keep accepting keyboard input from the user.
>> I have tried to run a thread in the background that collects input, but I
>> never can figure out how to achieve the 'fluidity' that I desire--i.e. no
>> stopping for a return-key press.
>I think this ought to work for some platforms:
> istty = sys.stdin.isatty()
> except AttributeError:
> istty = 0
> if istty:
> if os.name=='posix':
> import tty
> elif os.name=='nt':
> import win32file, win32con
> hstdin = win32file._get_osfhandle(sys.stdin.fileno())
> modes = (win32file.GetConsoleMode(hstdin)
> & ~(win32con.ENABLE_LINE_INPUT
> win32file.SetConsoleMode(hstdin, modes)
>Unfortunately, GetConsoleMode, SetConsoleMode, and associated
>constants don't seem to be included in win32all yet!
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