Tkinter.createfilehandler analog for Windows?

Gustavo Cordova gcordova at
Mon Feb 25 17:56:25 EST 2002

> The Tkinter.createfilehandler() method isn't supported on Windows,
> only Unix and Mac.  So, when confronted with moving a Python program
> that uses createfilehandler() to Windows, what do people do?  Use
> threads?  Use Tcl's channel C API (but that seems inaccessible from
> Python)?  Something completely different?

What is TCL's channel api?

Sounds like something which can spawn an asynchronous
event through a C callback, which in turn could be tied
to a Python callback, which ... etc.

Sounds most useful.


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