non blocking read()
Gustavo Córdova Avila
gustavo.cordova at q-voz.com
Thu Dec 2 15:48:09 CET 2004
Donn Cave wrote:
>Depends. I don't believe the original post mentioned
>that the file is a pipe, socket or similar, but it's
>kind of implied by the use of select() also mentioned.
>It's also kind of implied by use of the term "block" -
>disk files don't block.
>If we are indeed talking about a pipe or something that
>really can block, and you call fileobject.read(1024),
>it will block until it gets 1024 bytes.
> Donn Cave, donn at u.washington.edu
Actually the op did mention that he wanted to monitor files.
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