non blocking read()
greg at cosc.canterbury.ac.nz
Fri Dec 3 03:14:16 CET 2004
Donn Cave wrote:
> Yes, this looks right to me, but I think we're talking
> about os.read(), not fileobject.read().
Indeed, you shouldn't be mixing select() with buffered
io, or all kinds of bad things can happen.
Everything I said applies to OS-level reads and
writes, not stdio-level ones.
Greg Ewing, Computer Science Dept,
University of Canterbury,
Christchurch, New Zealand
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