help using sockets, and OOP?
chrisdewinN0SPAM at yahoo.com.au
Mon Dec 6 18:04:21 CET 2004
On Sun, 05 Dec 2004 22:29:26 +0000, Jp Calderone wrote:
>> > Your problem doesn't seem to have anything to do with "OOP"
>> > (whatever that is). Rather, you are trying to use two blocking
>> > sockets at once.
>> > socket.connect() and socket.recv() are both "blocking" operations by
>> > default - they can take an arbitrary amount of time to return.
>> > Additionally, Botling.receiveData, one of your own functions, is
>> > also blocking: it will actually loop forever, never returning (until
>> > an exception blows it up). So execution of your program never even
>> > _gets_ to the "bert2 = ..." line. It's stuck running
>> > bert1.receiveData().
>> Ok, so what if I remove the while loop from the Botling class, and
>> include it in the __main__ ? Might this work as a solution then?
Ok, so are there other types of sockets that aren't "blocking" ?
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