ykingma at accessforall.nl
Sun Jun 23 21:43:59 CEST 2002
Tim Peters wrote:
> [Chris Liechti]
> > Anyone ever needed a Queue with timeout?
Yes, and I found a solution for jython, see below.
> Yes. I encourage you to submit a patch to SourceForge, adding optional
> timeout arguments to the std Queue module (include the requisite doc changes
> and test suite changes too, and I'll secretly ram it in <wink>). Queue was
> written long before threading.py, and, as you noticed, the blocking
> operations in threading.py generally do support optional timeouts. They're
> a Good Idea for all blocking operations.
For jython users: a queue with timeout on get() and put() operations
was done by Doug Lea in his util.concurrent java package. See:
for a python interface to this package.
Btw. I would expect Chris' patch to work in jython, too.
Chris, did you add a timeout to the put() method as well?
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